> 2) Access to the FTP server seems to be rather limited and it is sometimes
> > impossible to get access both over a web browser or using an FTP program.
>> While it's true we're having some problems with bizarre duplication
> of postings, we have almost *never* experienced problems with folks
> getting into the PWG server via FTP...except people coming in from
>> You see, Xerox has all kinds of access problems thru their firewalls,
> but no matter how many times we try explaining this fact to some
> Xerox people, they just don't seem to get it and end up (publicly)
> declaring, "The PWG server is inaccessible via FTP!"
>> So, be forewarned. When a Xerox person says the service is
> unavailable, take a moment and try it yourself (assuming, of
> course, that you're not in Xerox yourself... ;)
Maybe it's just overloaded rather than broken:
Connecting to ftp.pwg.org
>220 lists FTP server (Version wu-2.4(1) Sun May 5 09:33:52 EDT 1996) ready.
... connected, logging in
>530- ftp at underscore.com -- Tue Aug 11 11:13:37 1998
>530- Too many users: 35 of 25 ftp users currently connected.
>530- Please try again later.
>530- This ftp server is brought to you by:
>530- Underscore, Inc. voice: (603) 889-7000
>530- 41-C Sagamore Park Rd. fax: (603) 889-2600
>530- Hudson, NH 03051-4915 email: info at underscore.com>530- USA
>530 User anonymous access denied.
... user anonymous NOT logged in
... failed to log in
> > We are trying to speed up the process of relocating the PWG server to its
> > new home, but this will also take a bit of time. I ask for your patience
> > in the meantime.
>> Thanks for making this generally known. As of this writing, I have
> received only 3 "complaints" about the duplicate messages. Seems
> that most people already have a sufficient level of patience and
> understanding. (That's the *good* news.)
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