[rescue] Sun's new policy sucks...

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Thu Apr 7 09:54:02 CDT 2005

On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 10:50:40AM -0400, William Enestvedt wrote:
> Bill wrote:
> >
> > Wait a minute, I guess you are right - no more contract
> > patches via FTP.
> >
> > That blows.
> >
>    That blows a horn. That blows, indeed, like the whole brass section.
>    I don't run a web browser on my servers, thankyouverymuch, though I
> don't especially mind cranking up FTP once in a while to grab a patch.
> Or I _didn't_ mind, since now I can't.

HTTP is the new FTP, I guess.  Now they won't get support calls from
MCSE's and paper Cisco experts who have no idea was passive FTP is and
don't understand why their double-NATed setup doesn't work right.

Also lets them take advantage of Comcast's web cache.


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