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January 2018

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FTP Considered Painful

After many years of separation I was recently reunited with the venerable old FTP protocol. The years haven’t been kind to it.

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7 Jan 2018 at 9:50AM in Software
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May 2015

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After eighteen years there’s a new version of HTTP. Having heard comparatively little about it until now, I decided to take a quick look.

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8 May 2015 at 11:52PM in Software
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July 2013

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☑ Chunky requests

Why have webservers been so slow to accept chunked requests?

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3 Jul 2013 at 2:20PM in Software
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February 2013

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☑ SO_REUSEADDR on Windows

The SO_REUSEADDR option has quite different functionality on Windows than it does on Unix.

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1 Feb 2013 at 12:42PM in Software
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