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Re: lynx-dev something wrong with ftp directory listing?

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev something wrong with ftp directory listing?
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 03:39:33 -0500

000214 Henry Nelson wrote:
> With straight "ftp" I can almost always go instantly (a second or two)
> to most ftp sites in Japan, but with "lynx" it can seemingly take forever
> It is sporatic, sometimes works fine, other times Lynx will stall on a site
> and I can go to the same site instantly in another window multiple times
> by regular ftp.  (Lynx-dev16, slang, Solaris2.6)

FWIW i've always found FTP slower than HTTP when using Lynx
& assumed it was something inherent to the protocols.
this is the kind of thing KW would expatiate on at great length,
mb when he's returned from his current hike (smile).

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