[texhax] unreachable tug.ctan.org ftp site

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Feb 7 16:59:31 CET 2013

Joseph Wright wrote:

> The tug.ctan.org host got moved, but you really shouldn't be choosing an
> explicit mirror in any case. The recommended way to access CTAN is to
> use mirror.ctan.org. That said, for me
>   ftp mirror.ctan.org
> connects to DANTE's core server.

I am interested that you can ascertain that; when I try, all I
am told is (e.g.,):

> Index of ftp://mirror.ctan.org./../../../../../../../../../../../../../../tex-archive/

Philip Taylor

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