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Re: Another word for "path"?

From: David Masterson
Subject: Re: Another word for "path"?
Date: 18 Jan 2003 21:43:31 -0800
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>>>>> Kai Großjohann writes:

> A Tramp filename consists of the following parts:
>   - a method specification
>   - a user name
>   - a host name
>   - and a path specifying the file on the remote host

> Now the GNU coding standards say that the word "path" is defined as a
> list of directories, such as those found in $PATH and $MANPATH.

> Which word could I use for the fourth component of a Tramp filename?
> I think "filename" is not a good word, as I already use it for the
> whole thing.

Maybe the whole thing should be a ... "network object"?

After all, aren't you specifying something that exists on a (possibly
loosely coupled) network?

David Masterson                David DOT Masterson AT synopsys DOT com
Sr. R&D Engineer               Synopsys, Inc.
Software Engineering           Sunnyvale, CA

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