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Re: cURL 6.5.2 for win32.

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 21:01:45 +0200 (MET DST)

On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Nico Baggus wrote:

> 1) Why does cURL try a HEAD request (sending full data) to a web server
> (while the uploaded data is certainly processed by a script i.e.
> multiform data) and a HEAD request should (AFAIK) not contain data. This
> way the upload will be done twice.

This was discussed privately and we sorted this out to be a misuse of the
curl command line options.

> 2) The ftp download for ascii (-B) prematurely aborts before all data has
> been received. a normal (nt ftp) CAN get the data without any proble.

Wasn't it also that if you didn't use -B to enforce ascii, the download
worked fine?

Would it be possible for me to download an ASCII file off that server from

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Received on 2000-06-21