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info on ftp

From:Michael Poxon <mike@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2008, 12:41
The better FTP apps should allow you to transmit files of a type other than
plain ASCII. There are several free FTP programs out there. If you use
Firefox, you can get an FTP plug-in, Fire FTP which I believe allows
transmission of non-ASCII files.
----- Original Message -----
From: "ROGER MILLS" <rfmilly@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 4:45 AM
Subject: TECH: info on ftp

> Who amongst y'all knows a lot about this? I looked at the wikipedia page > and a couple websites and suspect it's beyond my capabilities. And I'm > disinclined to download some program just for a one-time use. > > One site metioned that the files must be ASCII. Does that mean that > unicode (e.g. IPA) would not be transmitted correctly? Or does that create > another level of problems? > > The problem involves sending a large file, almost 1MB; even the individual > sections are too big to attach to email, and I have fears about that > procedure anyway.......... > > (There are alternatives) > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.524 / Virus Database: 270.6.4/1616 - Release > Date: 16/08/2008 17:12 > >