This happened again this evening when I tried to access the links that Joe Murdock published earlier today…I was using a laptop that was failing the FTP links.
If we could just substitute http for ftp when publishing links then this would be great…
On Oct 21, 2013, at 7:15 PM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 21, 2013, at 4:03 PM, Randy Turner <rturner at amalfisystems.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi Guys,
>>>> I would like to request that hyperlinks to documents (minutes, documents, whatever) be "http:" links instead of "ftp:" links -- on a number of occasions, I and some of my colleagues have been in situations where we are using a browser that has issues with issuing "ftp:" requests.
>>>> Whereas using "http:" requests would be more "universal" with regards to be able to access documents in any browser context (even at an internet cafe where we might not have configuration capability with the browser).
>> We already have (currently undocumented) aliases on the main pwg.org web site to the standards directories. It would be trivial to support "http://ftp.pwg.org/..." aliases for all "ftp://ftp.pwg.org/..." links.
>>> Also, on another topic, after navigating the PWG website, I can't find any way to subscribe to the "PWG announce" mailing list. I already subscribe -- I'm making this comment because one of my colleagues was trying to subscribe and couldn't find a "subscribe" link for "PWG-announce".
>> Anyone that is subscribed to the WG mailing lists automatically should be subscribed to the pwg-announce list, but you can subscribe to just the pwg-announce list at:
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair