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RE: [gftp] What ails gftp?

Yes. When I used Gftp, once the rights for the files changed (rw -u- ???), so I couldn't open them when they were online. Or maybe it was the opposite; the rights for the file changed when I loaded them back to the computer. Also Gftp seemed slow.

> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 21:49:15 +0200
> From: droshalla@xxxxxxxxx
> To: gftp-users@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gftp] What ails gftp?
> Hello everyone,
> having used gftp to some extent now, I wonder what it is that concerns people
> most to either not use gftp or look for other clients.
> Given the activity of the list, it seems as though people regularly find gftp
> in their systems, or bring it there. But at some point, several things seem to
> be out of place in such a way that users ask questions here or possibly blog
> about it. To me, most talk about gftp (be it the text port or the gtk port)
> ends up with a recommendation to use another client, or live with what looks
> like the shortcomings of the application itself.
> However, I don't believe there is some kind of list where people put together
> what is keeping them first and foremost from experiencing gftp as a great tool.
> Especially people new to gftp will be of help to find out what the learning
> curve is like, or whether the ui is intuitive at all. :-)
> I'd really like to see the users describe where the problem is, and this
> mailing list looks like it's the right place for it. Perhaps that kind of
> information will make it easier on Brian or whoever else is developing gftp
> to rework some part of it to better match it's intended purpose. So please
> spill some of your frustration you've had with the app and maybe, someday,
> someone might fix it. :-)
> Droshalla