[thelist] restricted webspace or FTP hosting?

Chris George cgeorge at basecorp.com
Thu Feb 17 10:03:54 CST 2005

> Hi;
> one of my clients needs to be able to exchange some large 
> technical documents (up to 30Mb) with remote offices and 
> customers. 
> Space is not a problem but I'm afraid that uploading such big 
> files could interfere with server performance. Also, some 
> users are not exactly tech-types and I'm not sure they would 
> not stare at the monitor for hours (or call for help) if 
> uploading stalls.
> I wonder if a separate FTP server would not be a better solution. 
> Suggestions? Can anybody recommend a safe and reliable FTP 
> hosting provider?

What about something entirely different, like WebDAV? I'm not
necessarily suggesting it, as I have no idea the entire range of pros
and cons, but it is kind of a neat technology.

Or some other. Just sayin'.


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