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Re: Another word for "path"?

From: Daniel Pfeiffer
Subject: Re: Another word for "path"?
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 22:40:57 +0100 (Kai Großjohann) skribis:
> There are two kinds of Tramp filenames, multi-hop names and
> normal names.  Normal names look like this:
>     /method:user@host:/path/to/file
> Multi-hop names look like this (using "[...]" to indicate that I've
> left out something):
>     /multi:m1:u1@h1:m2:u2@h2:[...]:mN:uN@hN:/path/to/file
> In both cases, I'm looking for a word that describes "/path/to/file".
> So if a hostname is mentioned in "/path/to/file", it will not be
> interpreted specially.
> It *is* somewhat confusing that the "localname" names a file on a
> remote host, but that just depends on the way you look at it...

But using NFS, AFS or somesuch, /path/to/file may still be remote, even from

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