Subject: Re: ftp auto fetch
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy@NetBSD.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/28/2003 17:57:45
On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 01:19:27AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
| On Friday 28 February 2003 00:57, Luke Mewburn wrote:
| > On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 12:18:56AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
| > | On Friday 28 February 2003 00:12, Ian Harding wrote:
| > | > I am trying to fetch files from an HTTP server that is misconfigured.
| > | > It returns 400 Bad Request if the browser name doesn't have start
| > | > with "Mozilla". ftp identifies itself, sensibly, as
| > | > "NetBSD-ftp/....".
| > |
| > | What makes you say that it is mis-configured.
| > The web site is broken if it expects the client program to return a
| > particular string before allowing a download...
| No argument there but...
| > | If it is a http URI then wouldn't you expect it to require http to
| > | access?
| > ftp *does* use HTTP to retrieve http:// arguments on the command line.
| Is that a feature of our FTP client or is it part of the FTP protocol?
Our ftp client, which is what the original post was talking about...