Important New Requirement for IPv4 Requests

Nathan Ward nanog at
Wed Apr 22 18:18:10 CDT 2009

On 23/04/2009, at 3:33 AM, Joe Abley wrote:

> However, I take some small issue with the assertion that FTP is  
> easier to script than HTTP. The only way I have ever found it easy  
> to script FTP (outside of writing dedicated expect scripts to drive  
> clients, which really seems like cheating) is to use tools like  
> curl, and I don't see why HTTP is more difficult than FTP as a  
> protocol in that case. Perhaps I'm missing something.

It looks like curl can upload stuff (-d @file) but you have to have  
something on the server to accept it. FTP sounds easier.

Nathan Ward

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