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Re: Unify Ange-FTP and Tramp filename formats?

From: Steve Youngs
Subject: Re: Unify Ange-FTP and Tramp filename formats?
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 08:03:48 +1000
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|--==> "KG" == Kai Gro <address@hidden> writes:

  KG> (2) Change Tramp to use a different filename format, for example:

  KG>         /host:file
  KG>         /address@hidden:file
  KG>         /address@hidden:file

At least 2 of those will break EFS.  Please don't do it.  And, more
importantly, you run the risk of breaking the XEmacs Package tools,
which rely on EFS.

  KG> (4) Using the new variable tramp-default-method-alist, users could
  KG>     specify that FTP is used by default for certain user/host
  KG>     combinations.

And what about people who need to connect to the same host with
different methods depending on their circumstance? (I do this

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