[Twisted-Python] Implementing a custom FTP server

Paul Swartz z3p at twistedmatrix.com
Mon Sep 6 15:52:44 EDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 14:34 -0500, Jason Stitt wrote:
> To answer your further questions, I'm not that experienced with 
> programming the FTP or SFTP protocol (yet...) so I don't know a lot 
> about the differences. I want to use SFTP eventually for security 
> reasons but figured that FTP would be simpler to start out with. If 
> they're that different, perhaps I should start looking into SFTP from 
> the start.

It's easier to talk about the similarities between SFTP and FTP than the
differences.  The only real similarities between the two protocols are
1) the names 2) that they interface to a filesystem.  Other than that,
they're two entirely different protocols.  The Interfaces that Conch's
SFTP implementation uses are twisted.conch.interfaces.ISFTPServer and

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