Rolf Magnus ramagnus at
Fri Nov 12 10:55:49 GMT 2004

On Thursday 11 November 2004 23:14, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> >I completly agree.
> I don't.
> >We can just specify the syntax as "file:[//host]/path" making the remote
> The syntax is actually protocol://[host]/path. The // is mandatory.

For what reason? Why is it so absolutely necessary to add a dummy //, even if 
the protocol doesn't support a concept of a host?

> That it is visual clutter, I agree.

If a standard contains something that doesn't make sense and that nobody 
likes, maybe it should be changed instead of everyone blindly following it 
just because "the standard says so".

More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list