Deflate transmission mode for FTP

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Authors Jeff Preston  , Saunders Tj 
Last updated 2010-06-30
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This document defines an optional extension to RFC 959, "FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL (FTP)" (October 1985). It specifies a new "deflate" transmission mode designed to increase network bandwidth by compressing data using existing techniques.


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