Would it muddy the waters to suggest the ! alias? Using the ! in place of
quote helped me to underestand what is happening bettter.
 
! syst
 
should work just fine.  

I think of the ! as being "pay attention! Here's one of your own commands!"

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From: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Date: 03/05/04 10:25:16
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: ftp quote command not working
 
On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Brendan Bispham wrote:
>
> The odd thing about syst is that it works with or without the 'quote'...
>
 
Why is that odd? That just means that it's implemented in your particular
FTP client.
 
In mine I can do "site namefmt 1" without typing "quote" as well, but on a
Windows client that doesn't work. Once you understand what the QUOTE
command does, it's not a big mystery.
 
I recently explained on this thread what quote does, but apparently I
didn't explain it very well, because it appears that nobody understood
what I said.

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