Allan Sandfeld Jensen
kde at carewolf.com
Fri Nov 12 15:13:13 GMT 2004
On Friday 12 November 2004 12:49, Anders Lund wrote:
> On Friday 12 November 2004 06:51, Andras Mantia wrote:
> > On Friday 12 November 2004 00:29, George Staikos wrote:
> > > On Thursday 11 November 2004 15:14, Andras Mantia wrote:
> > > > break some applications that check if an url starts with "file:"
> > > > and remove that string from the url.
> > >
> > > ///foo is still a valid unix path anyway. I don't think it would
> > > really break any sane app.
> > Then only the visual noise remains. One step would be that prettyURL
> > returns file:/ and prettyURL(0, KURL::StripFileProtocol) returns only
> > the path (as it does now). But I don't think that would "solve" the
> > Konqueror's location bar case, but should do it in other cases where
> > the URL is displayed just for informational purposes.
> I really don't see the point of hiding it. If the standard that we agreed
> on following says the correct URL is file:///whatever, then so it is.
> Hiding it would make following the standard senseless.
Agreed? Who has a agreed to what?
It's a RFC, it is a suggestion for a standard, but if people dont follow it,
it is not a standard.
Applications even accept the KDE-format for backwards-compatability, if we
keep the format, it will be kept for KDE-compatability instead.
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