Translation of \\foo\bar links into smb://foo/bar links
wheeler at kde.org
Wed Jan 19 00:07:34 GMT 2005
On Tuesday 18 January 2005 22:00, Richard Smith wrote:
> > A URL pointing at a file should never start with \\, right? So, why
> > couldn't you test on that?
> # mkdir '/\\server\share\path\Functional Spec.doc'
> $ konqueror 'file:///\\server\share\path\Functional Spec.doc'
> Works for me. Takes me to /\\server\share\path\Functional Spec.doc/, just
> as it should.
That's nice, I'm quite certain you've found the common case.
Guess what "mkdir '/http:'" does? I guess you're for getting rid of all of
that parsing too since 'http:' is a perfectly valid folder name? ;-)
Remember all of this parsing is about convenience -- whether http://, ftp://,
smb:// or \\. We're really just trying to guess what the content might mean
so that we can do something appropriate with it that makes the users life
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