Waldo Bastian bastian at
Thu Nov 11 21:02:41 GMT 2004

On Thursday 11 November 2004 21:14, Andras Mantia wrote:
> Hi,
>  I saw some commits regarding this, so I'm just asking for confirmation
> and reasoning. Is it desired from now on to see things like
> file:///home/andris/Desktop in Konqueror's location bar when browsing
> local directories or similar strings in Kate, etc. for files
> (file:///somedirectory/foo.txt)? 


> I can understand that this is more correct, 


> but I think many users will complain 

They'll get used to it, a lot of other applications use it already.

> and this change might break some applications that check if an url starts
> with "file:" and remove that string from the url.

Yes, they shouldn't do that. If we think that this breaks too much it can be 
reverted later on.

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