Subject: Re: Suggestion for ftp site...
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/05/1999 22:36:05
On Sun, 5 Sep 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
> If a user typed "get base.tgz.sta", they would get a tar file that
> contained "base.tgz" split up into itty bitty pieces. Hmm, seems we
> need a parameter to say what size the itty bitty pieces need to be...
> I'm assuming that someone would want to download one tar file of the
> itty bitty pieces, extract that tar file and dump the itty bitty pieces
> onto floppies. If this assumption is wrong, I offer no suggestions :-)
I'd assume most people who wanted the files plit into pieces would
have access to a DOS/Windows system where tar is an unusual and
difficult to deal with format... :/
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