# Translation of \\foo\bar links into smb://foo/bar links

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Tue Jan 18 21:12:51 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 18 January 2005 22:07, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 January 2005 20:04, Martin Koller wrote:
> > On Tuesday 18 January 2005 14:26, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> > > > smb:// is invalid, you need to give it a host after it.
> >
> > smb:/ should do, I think.
>
> smb:/ should give...
>  ... a view of the workgroups in the neighbourhood, plus

That's what I would expect

>  ... a view of the other hosts in the own workgroup.

And this is the one thing I really don't understand why it is done this way
under windows. Why do the same hosts appear twice ? Why are hosts and
workgroups intermixed ? IMO this is a behaviour we shouldn't copy.

Bye
Alex
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