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Re: [whatwg] URL: file: URLs

From: Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin@smedbergs.us>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:38:36 -0400
Message-ID: <509137EC.2090509@smedbergs.us>
To: João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 10/30/2012 7:41 PM, João Eiras wrote:
> I currently do not have Windows to test but I think I recall IE (or 
> Opera?) opening file://server/share if there was a network share at 
> \\server\share
Firefox has considered and rejected that kind of proposal for security 
reasons. I can't find the bug right now, but I suspect that we would not 
implement that feature even if it were specced.

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