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Re: URL + efs confusion

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: URL + efs confusion
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 14:49:02 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> No, but if you turn it into /:/c:/thing/foo, then it will override any
> file-name handler.

Ah, right.  Makes sense.  I've now done this.

> Not sure if that would be right for .gz files.

No, and I'm not really sure what you'd expect

(url-retrieve "file:/tmp/foo.gz" #'handler)

to do, really.  I kinda would expect to get the .gz file, not the
uncompressed file, but today I think you get the uncompressed file.
(Although I haven't actually tested this.)

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