On 4/4/2006 3:53:18 AM, Pauli Lindgren wrote:
>On 4/3/2006 5:30:07 PM, Ted Green wrote:
>>No, the ftp protocol does not "shell out"; it only transfers files.
>Shelling out would require implementing
>yet another protocol in Vedit, Telnet.
>Telnet is quite a simple protocol, but
>it would not be so useful these days,
>since fewer and fewer internet service
>providers allow shell access.
>>To learn about ftp (under Windows) you can start with
>>the built-in "ftp" command. Or try a program like WS_Ftp.
>I would recommend FileZilla. It is a
>very good FTP program (supports secure
>transfers, resume uploads/downloads,
>Keep Alive system, etc.), and it is
>totally free even for commercial use.
for a rather detailed answer to my uninformed question.
I certainly do appreciate it.