Subject: Re: [Summer of code] Proposal : a Sftp server
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/15/2005 10:40:44
On Jun 14, 2005, at 8:15 PM, James K. Lowden wrote:
> I don't understand why sshd isn't just a better inetd. IOW, why
> can't it
> accept a connection, authenticate the user, and hand it off to the
> layer? Why can't ftp & fptd be taught to speak ssh, instead of
> them with new, feature-poor versions? Do all things secure have to
> like unsalted oatmeal?
How about teach our ftp and ftpd to speak SSL/TLS instead.