> I got some weird error reports from users trying our new 1.3.0
> system. For some client programs the SIZE command would die with
> code 550


They may be encountering:

http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2786

> So, I can only postulate that the position was taken that:
> 1) the defunct draft must be followed to the letter,
> (and therefore that stupid client programs that didn't establish
> file transfer modes at session beginning were living on
> borrowed time anyway, so there phfffttt!)
> 2) and that computing correct SIZE values under ASCII mode was
> impossible / dangerous / other?


See:

http://www.castaglia.org/proftpd/doc...WTO-ASCII.html

TJ

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