[R] ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch not accessible?

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at medanalytics.com
Sat Feb 14 18:33:11 CET 2004

On Sat, 2004-02-14 at 11:28, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have been trying to get to the ftp site to download the R patched
> > tarball and cannot seem to get to it today.
> > 
> > I have tried via browser, gFTP and get without success. I can seem to do
> > an anonymous login, but that is as far as I can go.
> > 
> > Is there a known issue with the site today?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> Marc,
> let's wait until Monday.
> Then it will be time to ask the tech staff at ETH Zurich for help, given 
> they will not have found it out themselves and fixed the problem.
> (Martin Maechler is on holidays, so we should not disturb him.
> Hmm - last time Martin was on holidays the R-help list broke down....... 
> ;-) )
> Uwe


Thanks for your follow up. I agree on all counts.

As I mentioned in my follow up, I was able to achieve success via rsync,
so there is a workaround available.

Perhaps we need to clone Martin?  ;-)

Best regards,


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