If I'm not mistaken, it was originally based on the same as all the other FTP kernels -- RFC 959 published in 1985.
There are FTP API's located in the Information Center. You can also over ride the file output in a batch routine to a flat file. After you run your FTP script, you can read that file to check for your FTP error codes and run recovery routines accordingly. Tim Granatir wrote some pretty nice tips on FTP resources on the site. Search for FTP tips on the Search400.com site and you will see them.
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