[R] How to download inccoming files?

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang Ko-Kang at xtra.co.nz
Thu Jun 6 12:35:31 CEST 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kenneth Cabrera" <krcabrer at epm.net.co>
To: "Peter Dalgaard BSA" <p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk>
Cc: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 9:53 PM
Subject: Re: [R] How to download inccoming files?

> Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:
> >
> >I would expect that to be deliberate policy. Otherwise incoming
> >directories - being writable for anyone - would very quickly get
> >misused for temporary storage of pirated software and the like.
> >
> But I am not trying to upload any think, I want to download the files
> that are there.

I think what Peter meant was if it is allowed for downloading purpose, then
one can upload (given that anyone has write access to the directory) pirated
softwares to that directory for others to download.  That is why downloading
is disabled.


Ko-Kang Kevin Wang
Post Graduate PGDipSci Student
Department of Statistics
University of Auckland
New Zealand


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