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Re: URL + efs confusion

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: URL + efs confusion
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 16:00:27 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> I think it's better to handle file:/// URLs explicitly in the
>> url-file.el code.  They always specify a local file.  So it should only
>> ask for the local filename handlers in that case.  Would there be any
>> situation where that's not appropriate?
> I can't think of any situations where somebody would knowingly create a
> URL with the Emacs /foo:/-syntax.

Something like c: suggests itself for the mountpoint of a Windows
partition or share.  In particular if you want to check for
Windows-proof file name handling.

David Kastrup

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