[Project_owners] how can work with FTP
neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Sun Dec 24 15:52:00 PST 2006
eric.jung at yahoo.com wrote:
> If you *must* use FTP, I believe the only way is to do like the
> FireFTP extension does--implement the FTP protocol yourself over the
> XPCOM socket interfaces. Needless to say, that's a large task. Is
> there any way you can host the file(s) on a web server? If so, you can
> retrieve them really easily with XmlHttpRequest() (even if the file
> isn't xml) or inputstreams.
I'm sure input streams work on FTP channels too. In fact, Gecko also
includes FTP upload, but not (yet!) the other things FireFTP does such
as rename or delete.
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