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Re: Tramp/Ange-FTP filename unification

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Tramp/Ange-FTP filename unification
Date: 12 Jul 2002 09:48:20 +0900

address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:
> I think I've now done it so that it works.  The new filename format
> is this:
> Normal:
>     /method:address@hidden:/path/to/file
> Multi-hop:
>     /multi:hopm1:address@hidden:hopm2:address@hidden:/path/to/file

Using `:' for both separators makes filenames with omitted components
more ambiguous.  I thought there was pretty much a consensus to use `#'
to delineate the method (either as a post- or prefix); why did you
change it?  [More importantly, why did you change it unilaterally?]

> In the multi-hop format, all methods must be given, both the initial
> "multi" or "multiu" which decides between base64 and uuencode, and
> the hop methods hopm1, ..., hopmK.


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