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Re: Patch for remote files in dnd.el

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Patch for remote files in dnd.el
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 13:31:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:

> I think we should install this.  On GNU/Linux neither Nautilus or
> Konqueror (file browsers for Gnome and KDE) puts the host name in
> files dropped.  So there is basically no way a user can drop remote
> files onto Emacs in GNU/Linux.  On W32 this restors the old
> behaviour of Emacs 21 AFAIK, so it is not a new feature.

I think we should generally have this transform the stuff properly,
independent of platform.

Can't we just generally use the same mechanism as for `browse-url' for
files dropped into Emacs?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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