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Re: lynx-dev FTP vs HTTP

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev FTP vs HTTP
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 02:45:17 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 18 Feb 2000, Philip Webb wrote:

> this doesn't really make sense:
> it may be that a direct FTP client is faster once it gets started,
> but you haven't explained why (using Lynx) each FTP is slower than each HTTP .

FTP is a more complex protocol than HTTP, especially when used for
accessing a URL, in terms of number of connections and messages exchanged
per retrieval.

Any evidence from a different browser that would indicate it's specific to


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