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Re: svn commit: rev 2653 - trunk/www trunk/doc/handbook

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_finemaltcoding.com>
Date: 2002-07-27 01:08:43 CEST

Josef Wolf <jw@raven.inka.de> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 07:15:36PM -0400, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 03:00:14PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > other than that, it looks fantastic, and is a good intro for our soon
> > to be hordes of users ;-)
> I second this :). There is just one thing i _still_ don't understand
> and can't find any documentation: why do the file:///foo style of
> URLs require _three_ slashes? It seems to me that it has to do with
> absolute/relative paths, but I cant find any docu. I think one or two
> sentences about this topic could avoid a lot of confision.

Mozilla works with one slash for file URLs, but does this by
converting it to three slashes.

  file:/home/dlr -> file:///home/dlr

Daniel Rall <dlr@finemaltcoding.com>
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