(OT) Recommend FTP Client
victorsubervi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 20:48:35 CET 2009
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Dave Angel <davea at ieee.org> wrote:
> Victor Subervi wrote:
>> Someone on this list just recommended I find an ftp client that enables me
>> to change line endings. He indicated that it would be easy, but googling I
>> haven't been able to find one. I would prefer a free client, but whatever.
>> Please send me a recommendation.
> Try http://fireftp.mozdev.org/
> fireftp is an (free) addon to Firefox. If you're already using Firefox,
> it's painless to download it, and easy to use. You can set up account(s)
> complete with passwords and default directories, and then transfer
> individual files or directory trees full just by selecting and pressing the
> Arrow icons (one for upload, one for download). You can sort by timestamp,
> so it's not hard to just transfer new stuff.
> One of the Tools->Options tabs is "Downloads/Uploads". First box looks
> When transferring files use:
> o - Automatic mode
> o - Binary mode
> o - ASCII mode
> According to the help, Automatic mode is very useful for CGI scripts, where
> you specify which extensions will get the line-endings converted.
> But please understand: I personally use Binary mode in FireFTP because I'm
> a control freak. Python can handle Unix line-endings just fine, so any
> files that are bound for CGI I just edit in that mode in the first place.
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