ot, wrn.org

Jayson Smith ratguy at insightbb.com
Wed Oct 28 00:54:47 EDT 2009

Did you look at the actual FTP URLs? It's possible they had FTP running on a 
nonstandard port.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 12:24 AM
Subject: Re: ot, wrn.org

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> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 09:50:49PM -0500, Chris Brannon wrote:
>> The "yp.shoutcast.org" link points to a playlist.  You can use it with
>> mplayer like so:
>> mplayer -playlist 
>> http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=964853
> Hmmm, that might be a crude, but workable way to download, by piping
> the output to an ogg/flac/whatever file. I'll have to investigate that
> as a temporary solution. Thanks for mentioning it.
>> PS.  Didn't these guys used to provide downloadable programs on an FTP
>> site?  Maybe I imagined it.  They don't do so now, as far as I can tell.
> Yes, sort of. You had to use the link to download from their web site,
> and the download came from their ftp server, which seemed to be a list
> of rotating ip addresses, no host names. However, I once tried to ftp
> to one of those ip addresses, without using the download link from
> their site first, and I couldn't connect. So, my guess is that
> clicking the download link caused a firewall to allow 1 connection per
> link from your ip address to one of their ip addresses, but that's
> just a guess.
> Greg
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