Vlad vladc6 at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 23 00:18:14 GMT 2008

--- David Faure <faure at kde.org> wrote:
> > I don't think it's wise to implement a URL redirection scheme that
> > requires every single KDE app to be individually modified in order
> to
> > make it aware of the redirection. This introduces a number of
> > loopholes, such as when a URL is acquired from anywhere except the
> > file dialog. For example, passing a URL to an application on the
> > command line will result in that URL remaining untranslated.
> But why would you pass a URL like smb://workgroup/host on the
> command line,
> when the file manager gives you smb://host automatically? The
> intermediate
> smb://workgroup/host URL doesn't appear anywhere to the user, it's
> just a URL
> used internally in the directory listing.
> This is for file managers and the file dialog (and KDirOperator),
> other apps don't 
> navigate between directories themselves, do they?

Right, I guess other apps don't need to worry about navigating
directories (except perhaps Krusader and KFTP, which can be ported). I
retract my earlier comment.


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