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authorJoshua Branson <jbranso@fastmail.com>2018-10-29 14:51:03 -0400
committerSamuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org>2018-10-29 21:07:04 +0100
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I explained that the gopherfs is defunct and pointed to the httpfs page. I mentioned that the xattr work is now finished. I added some commentary on the deficiencies page.
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`httpfs` is a virtual filesystem allowing you to access web pages and files.
+While the httpfs translator works, it is only suitable for very simple use cases: it just provides the actual file contents downloaded from the URL, but no additional status information that are necessary for interactive use. (Progress indication, error codes, HTTP redirects etc.)
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