New Last Call: 'Tags for Identifying Languages' to BCP

Keld Jørn Simonsen keld at
Mon Dec 13 14:20:45 CET 2004

On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 01:37:04AM -0800, Mark Crispin wrote:
> When I retrieve a file via FTP, HTTP, etc. the time stamp of that file on 
> my computer is the date/time of retrieval, not the date/time of the file 
> on the source.
> Unless, of course, both systems are running TOPS-20 and thus use that 
> wonderful XTP mode that copies file metadata.  Now, if you want to mandate 
> that all UNIX and Windows systems be replaced with TOPS-20, I might 
> support that... :-)

Actually some ftp and http transfer programs, incl wget and ncftp keep
the original date stamp.

With Xmas greetings

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