Who still uses FTP, for anything?
Posted Jul 8, 2011 7:53 UTC (Fri) by rqosa
In reply to: Who still uses FTP, for anything?
Parent article: Vsftpd backdoor discovered in source code (The H)
> partial downloads
HTTP supports that, by way of the "Range:" request header.
> translation of line endings for text files
That really shouldn't be necessary anymore, since many programs (text editors, etc.) support the multiple different line-ending types. (And of course it will corrupt binary files if turned on by mistake.)
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