Translation of \\foo\bar links into smb://foo/bar links
thiago.macieira at kdemail.net
Wed Jan 19 02:51:36 GMT 2005
Scott Wheeler wrote:
>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 easier.
There's a difference here. URLs can't be ambiguous. They wouldn't be
Universal if the same URL could point to more than one resource.
If you had a file called:
Its URL would be:
By the same token, the URL
can only point to the *local* file
Windows systems don't allow that file to exist, instead pointing to a
network resource. Unix-based systems do.
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