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Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Sun Mar 7 02:49:36 PST 2004

On Sun, 7 Mar 2004 00:22:10 -0500
Archaic <archaic at indy.rr.com> wrote:

> I don't buy that as a wholesale statement. Every single time I've ever
> used sftp or scp on a large file, the transfer time was hideous
> compared to straight ftp. If I need something to travel the pipes
> encrypted, then fine. Otherwise I'll stick to ftp (or more likely http
> since I don't have tons of stuff laying around for public consumption
> of my bandwidth).

Theres no requirement to have the data encrypted. however the
authentication in these packages is FAR better.

you can even run your ssh session in plaintext if you like use -c none

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