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Home :: Archive :: 1992 :: December ::
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 3, No. 354. Saturday, 5 December 1992.
From:           Dave Pacheco <
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Date:           Wednesday, 2 Dec 92 21:21:33 GMT-0600
Subject:        [FTPing TACT]
A couple of notes on ftp'ing TACT:
After typing:
> ftp
the file server at this location will ask you for your user name.
Type in "anonymous", the return key and then type in your mail
address as a "password".  So a typical login session will look like
------------------  Transcript of session  -------------------------
> ftp
Connected to
  EPAS Computing Facility
220 epas FTP server (IRIX version 5.46 Aug  6 1990 10:17) ready.
Name ( anonymous
331 Guest login ok, send ident as password.
Password: yourname@your.address   <will not appear on-screen>
230 Guest login ok, access restrictions apply.
ftp> cd pub/cch/tact/dist1.2B
250 CWD command successful.
ftp> dir
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for '/bin/ls'.
total 1087
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp       640 Sep 26  1991
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp      1662 Sep 26  1991 install.bat
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp      8267 Sep 26  1991
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp    274875 Sep 26  1991 tarc1.exe
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp    160133 Sep 26  1991 tarc2.exe
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp     32083 Sep 26  1991 tarc3.exe
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp     51684 Sep 26  1991 tarc4.exe
-rw-r--r--   1 cchftp   cchftp     25248 Sep 26  1991 uupgms.exe
226 Transfer complete.
531 bytes received in 0.4 seconds (1.3 Kbytes/s)
ftp> binary
200 Type set to I.
ftp> get
----------------------  End of transcript  --------------------------
 ... etc.  You will probably have to type "get <filename>" for each
of the 8 files in this directory, unless you have mget capabilities,
in which case you must type "mget *.*" at the system prompt, and
answer "y" to all of the "get <filename>?" questions the system asks.
After you have all your necessary files, type "bye" to log off the
remote file server.  Remember to type "binary" before retrieving
files, as the usual default type is "ascii".
  I am not familiar with the installation procedures for TACT, but I
would assume that is a word-processor-accesible file, and
should be read FIRST, before attempting to install the program (after
retrieving it).
                                        -Dave Pacheco

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