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AlexTP

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Cannot download PDF docs online
« on: June 17, 2022, 05:26:27 pm »
SUBJ because my Firefox is not supporting FTP anymore.
https://www.freepascal.org/docs.var

Suggestion: replace FTP links with HTTP.

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Re: Cannot download PDF docs online
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2022, 08:58:15 pm »
Good suggestion! I used CURL to get files. But site must be fixed!

MarkMLl

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Re: Cannot download PDF docs online
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2022, 10:25:30 pm »
I've been banging that drum for ages, nobody appears to be bothered. I noticed a couple of days ago that it also applies to software downloads from the mirrors in Hungary or Canada.

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Re: Cannot download PDF docs online
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2022, 07:49:33 am »
SUBJ because my Firefox is not supporting FTP anymore.
https://www.freepascal.org/docs.var

Suggestion: replace FTP links with HTTP.
But if the browsers decide not to use FTP anymore it is a decsion of the browser maintainer. Yes the homepage using FTP links seem broken for such user whos are using a - broken - browser. But with a FTP Programm the files are reachable.

It is a good idea to think about the situation and to change it. It is also possible to write on the page - use a FTP programm to download. Or to change the page, but this is sometime not so easy.

FileZilla is a good, free ftp-program.
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Andreas

 

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