[racket] FTP strange behavior

From: Kieron Hardy (kieron.hardy at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Apr 26 14:26:26 EDT 2013

I was using the code from this old post to test FTP within racket, and
noticed that (what I assume was) the link to Moore's original paper is

After a few minutes of poking around I see that Intel has reorganized their
FTP site and the paper is now found at:


Not wanting to have wasted the time, I document the new location and
provide an update to the wee test here.




#lang racket

(require net/ftp)

(define conn (ftp-establish-connection "download.intel.com" 21 "anonymous"

(ftp-cd conn "/museum/Moores_Law/Articles-Press_releases")
(ftp-download-file conn "/home/X" "Gordon_Moore_1965_Article.pdf")

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Eduardo Bellani <ebellani at ...
> Am I using this correctly?
> #lang racket
> ;; wget *ftp*://download.intel.com/research/silicon/*moorespaper*.pdf #works
> (require net/*ftp*)
> (define conn (*ftp*-establish-connection "download.intel.com" 21
> "anonymous" ""))
> (*ftp*-cd conn "/research/silicon")
> (*ftp*-download-file conn "/home/X" "*moorespaper*.pdf")
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