Blinky the Shark wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Blinky the Shark wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Consider changing your FTP client. If it cannot delete recursively, it
>>>> will probably not copy recursively either. There is an FTP client
>>>> that's build into Firefox and for a change it's free (and nag-free)
>>>> even under Windows. It is called FireFTP and there's a beta version.
>>> I had to install it as an extension, here, Roy. Are you sure it's
>>> built into the Windows FF?
>> I have it installed on both a Linux machine (SuSE 8.2, FF 1.0.4) where it
>> has never crashed (remember it's a beta!) and on Windows 98 (FF 1.0.3)
>> where it can crash if you bang hard on it. It is rarely critical when an
>> FTP client crashes, unlike for example, text editors and a multi-tab
>> browsers. You can always pick things up where you were previously.
>> FireFTP is not marvellous on its own, but it's free, inter-operable and I
>> can open it in a new tab with just 2 keystrokes.
> As I said, I use it. My question was about the claim that it's "build
> [sic] into Firefox". If it's an extension, I don't see how it's built
I see what you mean now. I also noticed the typo after posting, but didn't
bother with supersede (having discussed its cr**piness a few days ago).
My phrasing in this NG was poor, admittedly. Let us hope, however, that the
Mozilla/Firefox team will begin to integrate more extensions in the future.
Mouse Gestures and FTP, for example, seem to me like simple yet valuable
features to all.
Roy S. Schestowitz