[Twisted-Python] subclassing ftp

Jonathan Simms slyphon at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Dec 17 11:14:56 EST 2003

On Fri, 2003-12-12 at 22:54, Douglas Bagnall wrote:
> hi all,
> I'm making a thing which collects webcam images via ftp (the lowest 
> common denominator for webcam software), and sends them off again via 
> the web.  I'd quite like to do it without troubling the file system, 
> storing the images as python strings, whilst ignoring all the cd/pwd 
> stuff.  Needless to say I don't want to use real system usernames.
> Is this very sensible or possible?  I (happily) don't know much about 
> the ftp protocol, or its twisted implementation.
> cheers,
> Douglas Bagnall
This is possible, and might be sensible, but in order for you to get
this to work, you'd have to learn quite a bit about how twisted thinks
about ftp. I'd be happy to help you if you do decide to pursue this.

-Jonathan Simms
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