[ftpext] Discouraging use of TCP "urgent data"

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Tue, 21 September 2010 13:46 UTC

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This is somewhat related to FTP: there is currently a document in IESG 
review talking about deprecation (or strong discouragement) of use of 
TCP urgent data:

 <https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-tcpm-urgent-data/>

I would like to ask people to review this and tell me how this affect FTP.

Thanks,
Alexey