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Re: TECH: files question

From:B. Garcia <madyaas@...>
Date:Thursday, July 8, 2004, 3:40
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004 01:43:26 -0400, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> ---------------------- Information from the mail header ----------------------- > Sender: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...> > Poster: Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> > Subject: TECH: files question > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > I've just been given access to something that begins with ftp://.... > what exactly does that mean? I can read it on my browser just fine. Is it > something I could or should download to my own computer? It's huge. >
FTP means you're accessing the files directly on the server. ftp:// means that instead of using an FTP program, you're accessing ftp (File Transfer Protocol) directly through the web (well, a browser). ftp:// is meant to be used to view files through your browser. -- Something gets lost when you try to translate, It's hard to keep straight, perspective is everything - Invisible ink - Aimee Mann -