ftp download error "not a plain file"

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at runrev.com
Thu Oct 17 02:50:01 EDT 2002

At 7:18 PM -0700 10/16/2002, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
>error  550 /Public/Sheela/New-Not Yet
>Posted/9-19-02_Mauritius_Trip_Talks.txt: not a plain file.
>now, these files are files that are generated and uploaded by a Rev app
>I created which is in use by someone in Chennai (Madras) India... and
>they definitely *are* plain text files... ??

The error "not a plain file" from an FTP server usually means it thinks
it's a directory, in my experience. What does the file look like if you
take a look with another FTP application? Can it be downloaded
successfully? This may help narrow down the problem.

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at runrev.com
Runtime Revolution Limited - The Solution for Software Development

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