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Re: bug#28691: [PATCH] Add file name handler support for 'make-process'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: bug#28691: [PATCH] Add file name handler support for 'make-process' (Bug#28691)
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:57:04 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> "Remote" is just one possibility.  It can also be local under
>> a different UID, or it could be local in a virtual machine, ...
> The current implementation regards both cases also as "remote", provided
> by Tramp. file-remote-p returns non-nil.
> It might be unfortune, but I don't recommend to change the function's name.

I'm not suggesting to rename that function, but I think we should try and
keep this as an exception rather than start using the word "remote"
always meaning "as defined by file-remote-p" rather than the more
common meaning.


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