proposal for file: uri standard

Thomas Leonard tal00r at
Wed Mar 31 18:40:01 EEST 2004

On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 03:22:27PM +0200, David Faure wrote:
> On Monday 29 March 2004 14:59, Thomas Leonard wrote:
> > Should we even allow "localhost"? An empty hostname is already considered
> > an error (because DnD between machines wouldn't work), and localhost is
> > just as bad for this.
> But uris are not only used for DnD!
> If you pass a URI to an application on the command line, empty hostname
> or localhost is fine.

Yep. However, anything that gets passed between applications (DnD,
clipboard, etc) should contain the fqdn.

Thomas Leonard
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