Waldo Bastian bastian at
Fri Nov 12 16:36:03 GMT 2004

On Friday 12 November 2004 16:38, Jason Keirstead wrote:
> But half the URLs in KDE aren't RFC compliant anyways. Many IO Slaves do
> not follow this scheme. By RFC, the URL for the settings IO slave at the
> root should be settings:// or settings://localhost. Neither work. You can't
> have more than 1 slash. The same can be said of print:/, fonts:/,
> audiocd:/, etc. I don't see why file:/ should be treated any differently
> than a "File IO slave".

Well, the other URLs aren't so much non-compliant as well non-standardized. 
What differentiates the file: protocol is that it is explicitly defined in 
RFC1738 and that the file: protocol is widely used in non-KDE applications.

settings:/// works just fine btw.

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