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Re: [h-e-w] ftp using usernames with imbedded @ sign

From: Chris McMahan
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] ftp using usernames with imbedded @ sign
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 09:04:12 -0500

Might you consider finding another ISP? That would be the ultimate
way of voicing your complaint :)

 - Chris

Michael R. Wolf writes:
>I'm working with a braindead ISP that requires ftp usernames to have
>an @ sign in it.
>Using ftp, I can get in this way:
>    ftp
>    > open
>    > user address@hidden
>Or using mozilla, I can get in this way
>IE cannot figure it out.
>Yeah!!! Stupid username syntax. They guy on the tech support hotline
>actually tried to defend this naming convention.
>Unfortunately, it breaks ange-ftp. Damn!!! Stupid ass ISP. They broke
>my dired-like ftp interface.
>Anyone know how to have ange-ftp get around this arcane username
>Michael R. Wolf
>    All mammals learn by playing!
>        address@hidden

    Chris McMahan | address@hidden

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