[rfc-i] On using HTTP for RFC retrieval

Bob Braden braden at ISI.EDU
Tue Nov 4 10:58:24 PST 2008


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>- The CGI script now redirects to 
><ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc4321.txt>


Paul,

Yes, the search engine is the primary case remaining to be fixed.


>It would maybe not be hard to change the CGI to retrieve the actual 
>document over HTTP.


No, not hard.
FTP/HTTP is already a user-specified parameter, but the default is FTP.
Just have to find that darn default parameter... ;-)

Thanks,

Bob Braden



> >although we intend to continue to support ftp.
>
>That is a good plan.
>
>--Paul Hoffman, Director
>--VPN Consortium




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