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Re: file-symlink-p for remote files?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: file-symlink-p for remote files?
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 20:49:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090018 (Oort Gnus v0.18) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

> I like to think of symlinks as "special files" that can contain arbitrary
> text (as used for example by Emacs in its file locking protocol),
> but in practice this poses problems, so I think the right answer is
> option (1).  See for example ange-ftp.

I just checked in a change that changes Ange-FTP from (1) to (2).
Now we have to find another way to solve the original problem :-)
A preposition is not a good thing to end a sentence with.

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