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

"Alun Jones" <alun@texis.com> Mon, 28 January 2013 00:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ftpext] New Version of FTP HASH, RANG, LOCK, and HOST
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Reviewing the HASH draft, I think it would be good to say that server
implementors SHOULD use the name for the hash algorithm as defined in "Hash
Function Textual Names" registry, if one exists - this is implied, but not
stated.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ftpext-bounces@ietf.org [mailto:ftpext-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf
> Of Anthony Bryan
> Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2013 9:01 AM
> To: ftpext@ietf.org
> Subject: [ftpext] New Version of FTP HASH, RANG, LOCK, and HOST
> 
> we updated the FTP HASH, RANG, and LOCK drafts, while the authors of
> HOST have updated their (hopefully final, get any comments or reviews in
> ASAP) draft.
> 
> we are mostly interested in finishing up HASH & RANG, but also feel free
to
> comment on LOCK. fancy diffs are available. HASH, RANG, & LOCK changes
> are all editorial or just updating the draft.
> 
> 
> HASH FTP command to be used by clients to request cryptographic hashes of
> files.
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-bryan-ftpext-hash
> 
> 
> RANG command to be used by clients to designate a start and end point to
> permit restarts and repairs of interrupted data transfers in STREAM mode.
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-bryan-ftp-range
> 
> 
> LOCK command to be used by clients to request the server to use the
control
> connection for data transfers, using a single port instead of two.
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-bryan-ftp-lock
> 
> 
> also, HOST has been updated:
> 
> FTP command that provides a mechanism for FTP clients and servers to
> identify individual virtual hosts on an FTP server.
> 
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-hethmon-mcmurray-ftpext-ftp-hosts/
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hethmon-mcmurray-ftpext-ftp-hosts (diffs)
> 
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