Richard Smith kde at
Thu Nov 11 20:50:58 GMT 2004

On Thursday 11 November 2004 20:14, Andras Mantia wrote:
> If this the new desired behavior, what is the exact reasoning behind
> it, taking in account that file:/somedir was enough until now? A link
> to some bug report or other document is enough.

Here you go:

In particular:

"Some current apps generate URIs of the form "file:/<path>". These
are not correct according to RFC1738, so they should not be

See also the thread starting here:

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