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Old 02-17-2002, 07:18 PM   #1
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Question Segmented File Transfers

If you guys implemented this feature you would be my heros.

All FlashFXP needs is to support segmented file transfers, like you log into 2 ftp accounts and pick the exact same file and it opens a certain amount of threads and downloads segments of that file from each.
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Old 02-17-2002, 07:36 PM   #2
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a waste if you ask me..if you want this, use get right
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Old 02-17-2002, 08:42 PM   #3
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Originally posted by Linkster
a waste if you ask me..if you want this, use get right
How is it a waste of time if you are speeding up transfers?
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Old 02-18-2002, 12:53 AM   #4
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To support this FlashFXP would require an extensive re-write. Until that happens, debating wether or not multiple instances or multiple threads qualify as "speeding up" of the transfer(s) is a moot point.
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Old 03-01-2002, 11:26 AM   #5
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Some servers have a download speed limit... Some even as a default.

Segmented file transfer is a workaround for that and makes most sense if you have several servers with the same file:
If you do file sharing this is the best method to maximize the download bandwidth:
T-DSL in Germany has 128 kbit/s upload and 768 kbit/s for download.

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Old 03-01-2002, 12:58 PM   #6
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we may add this in the distant future but there are no current plans for it.
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