Re: [ftpext] New Version of FTP HASH, RANG, LOCK, and HOST

Ángel González <keisial@gmail.com> Mon, 28 January 2013 21:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ftpext] New Version of FTP HASH, RANG, LOCK, and HOST
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On 28/01/13 01:01, Alun Jones wrote:
> After reading the RANG spec, I note that there isn't anything to state what
> errors are given by RETR if the range specified is incorrect, or by STOR /
> APPE if the range specified starts more than one byte after the end of the
> existing file on the server (and therefore, presumably, incorrect?).
I think it should be documented that the server must fill the gap with
nul bytes,
with a note that it may use it as a hint to do that using a sparse file.