Well, about 45 minutes into getting URI to properly break down
an ftp URL and making it work with Net::FTP::Scalar I was
digging through LWP::* trying to find an example of using
$uri->path_segments(). I found a good example. In fact I
found exactly what I was trying to do.
Then I realized: LWP::Simple supports FTP.
I should have known..after all this is Perl.
perl -e 'use LWP::Simple qw(get); print(get("ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/ChangeLog.txt"));'
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