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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: Tue, 09 Jul 2002 12:00:01 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.090007 (Oort Gnus v0.07) XEmacs/21.5 (broccoflower, i686-pc-linux)

|--==> "KG" == Kai Gro <address@hidden> writes:

  KG> Steve Youngs <address@hidden> writes:
  >>For me, the more I think about it, the more horrible it gets.  But
  >>Tramp isn't my package so I'll shutup now. :-)

  KG> You're not the only one who's against the filename unification in
  KG> XEmacs: Michael objects, too.

  KG> So I will proceed as follows: it will be customizable whether Tramp
  KG> uses its own filename space or unifies the Ange-FTP/Tramp filename
  KG> handling.  On XEmacs, the default will be to have separate
  KG> namespaces, the Emacs default will be to have a unified namespace.

  KG> And then I need to build in some protection in XEmacs because it
  KG> isn't possible to unify the namespaces in XEmacs (because EFS hooks
  KG> into Emacs in more places than just file-name-handler-alist and Tramp
  KG> does not know how to frob the other places).

  KG> Opinions?

  KG> Is this okay with you, Steve and Michael?

This sounds like an excellent compromise to me.

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