Re: ftp and Nautilus

On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 23:20, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:
> >Fact is, the app cannot know that.  This is exactly why we're having
> >this discussion thread.
> The app could try to login and if it gets a "you are not allowed to read
> this ftp server" message only then show the dialog with the username/pass
> asking the user to enter his/her details.
> On OSX, when you click an ftp site with safari, Finder opens it no problem,
> it doesn't bother you needlessly with a password dialog for anonymous sites.
> Now, if the user wants to upload stuff there, the user could just drag n
> drop files and only at that point having nautilus bringing up a login dialog
> (and essentially re-login transparently to the user and without refreshing
> the nautilus window)
But this is perfectly possible to upload stuff as anonymous user. So
doing an assumption basing on the above is not a "good" thing.
Anyway, there is problem with different filesystem trees.



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