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> Most older protocols are even less optimal (I have in mind RFC 822 and
> FTP as the worst offenders), but everyone keeps using them. The only
> protocol that ever has successfully been abandoned since the

FTP is dying, the main things that keep it alive are the fact http
daemons are bad at handing out large files, and the fact http clients dont
use byte ranges on broken file transfer retries.

Alan


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