On Mon, 2002-06-17 at 15:47, Aaron Schumacher wrote:
> > Because of this, to implement file transfer, someone would have to
> > generic file transfer interface, then code to talk to to the
> So it seems the first step is this File Transfer Interface; has this
> been created by anyone who is working on this? Is there a draft
> document or anything like that?
There have been several third-parties that have made their own api's,
but then I guess their interest in the project dwindled. We are
currently working on our own "official" spec and code to impliment it.
> Seems to me that once you have this
> specified, people could work independantly to do specific protocols
> whatnot, plus someone else could make the gui side of it.
Of course--but probably, the UI will just happen alongside the
API--that's just the way things evolve. The protocols are easy, anyway.
> On another note: is it better to have discussions of this type here on
> the mailing list, or in the forums on the sourceforge project site (or
> somewhere else)?
The sourceforge forums are so clumsy to use--so are the trackers and
whatnot. It really has a terrible interface, I think... I don't know
how they make money off of it. Here is good if you want to make sure
everyone gets the message--if you just want to talk to anybody, try