Ramkumar Ramachandra committed 6347e71

Git url doc: mark ftp/ftps as read-only and deprecate them

It is not even worth mentioning their removal; just discourage
people from using them.

Signed-off-by: Ramkumar Ramachandra <>
Reviewed-by: Jonathan Nieder <>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>

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 Depending on the transport protocol, some of this information may be
-Git natively supports ssh, git, http, https, ftp, ftps, and rsync
-protocols. The following syntaxes may be used with them:
+Git supports ssh, git, http, and https protocols (in addition, ftp,
+and ftps can be used for fetching and rsync can be used for fetching
+and pushing, but these are inefficient and deprecated; do not use
+The following syntaxes may be used with them:
 - ssh://{startsb}user@{endsb}host.xz{startsb}:port{endsb}/path/to/repo.git/
 - git://host.xz{startsb}:port{endsb}/path/to/repo.git/