The program simply ignores the TransferRate option in the config file.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Put TransferRate in proftpd.conf
2. Try to download
3. You can download at full speed
I was angry
Please make an ebuild about the 1.2.8p version to proftpd and mark the 1.2.9 rcx
Please test 1.2.9; the ProFTPD developers have put work into the TransferRate