'file' URI scheme

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Mar 30 08:12:38 PDT 2008

Luke -Jr wrote:
>I have been unable to find specifications defining how path component
>parameters are handled with the 'file' URI scheme.
>For example:
>Does this refer to /etc/config/some.conf (the most obvious), or
> something entirely different? Are there parameters that can be used to
> specify a different file (perhaps named stream selection?)? Or is all
> this filesystem-dependant and thus undefined in general?
>P.S. Please CC me, as I am not subscribed to this list.

What parameters? That URL above maps to the file:


I doubt that file exists in your system. If there's any such thing as 
parameters, they must be handled by the open(2) system call.

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