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Re: Make call-process (and start-process?) filename handlers?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Make call-process (and start-process?) filename handlers?
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 15:54:25 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm concerned about shell-command, because it looks like this will
> make all shell commands execute remotely when you are visiting a
> remote file.  That is not natural, and not necessarily correct; it
> could cause a painful surprise.  It might be ok as a special exception
> feature, if it were documented as one.  Currently it isn't.

Stefan and me have precisely the opposite opinion: we find it natural
to execute the program on the remote host, and unnatural to do it
locally.  I guess the rest of the disagreement follows from this.

So what do we do now?
Ambibibentists unite!

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