[ih] FTP design
J. Noel Chiappa
jnc at ginger.lcs.mit.edu
Sat Aug 3 06:48:23 PDT 2002
> From: "David P. Reed" <dpreed at reed.com>
> Rather than invent a magical "out of band" feature in TCP, which would
> have multiplied the congestion control complexities, as well as
> introducing problems of mixing data and control coding schemes, just
> using two connections was simple.
Umm, you meant NCP, right? IIRC, TCP FTP was basically a clone of NCP FTP,
and we had to make almost no changes at all to make it work.
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