[Project_owners] FTP on mozdev [was: last day to vote]
Eric H. Jung
eric.jung at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 27 13:13:45 PST 2007
--- David Boswell <davidwboswell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> We did have FTP on the site early on, but it was a big security
> vulnerability so we turned it off. If a simple file upload feature is
> something that would be useful, we could look into that. Would other
> people be interested in this?
I think it's a great idea for a couple of reasons:
1. Lower barrier-to-entry for hosting on mozdev; you don't have to learn a VCS if all you want to
do is host some mozilla-related webpages
2. Most every hosting company already offers FTP, so the learning curve for new project owners is
If security is still a concern, we could offer SCP or SFTP instead.
Having said that, FTP is not a version control system and so it's out of the running for the
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