[twsocket] Threaded FTP Client

Davie smatters@smatters.com
Wed, 14 Jun 2000 13:09:53 -0500

Consider that you multi download windows have what I call AUTO-RETRY mode, for
example, if it cant log into a site, maybe wait 20 seconds and try again and
repeat up to 5 times before giving up or something similar to that.


Sandy Ganz wrote:

> Thanks for the info. The multi FTP client is necessary for what I'm doing as
> we have  batch of downloads of very large files, if one is going slow (as is
> often the case), the other will proceed to use the bandwidth of the several
> T1 lines we have. So bandwidth is not the issue since we are FTP'ing from a
> different site for each download and it is more of a keep the pipe full at
> all times issue. Also since these downloads are time sensitive (from when
> they must start, no download time) the multi-threaded approach (or Async)
> will be more important. So I guess if I were 'Smut-Netting' and hitting one
> site not a huge benefit.
> Thanks for all to good tips, I will get at some coding and see how I make
> out!
> Sandy
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