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Re: Status of draft-hoffman-rfc1738bis-01.txt

From: <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 11:38:04 -0500
To: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Cc: uri@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040202163803.GA30045@skunk.reutershealth.com>

Graham Klyne scripsit:

> For Windows shares, there is an additional "/" prepended to the name.
> Thus, the file "example.doc" on the shared directory "department" would
> have the URL:
> 
>    file:////department/example.doc

It should also be noted that

	file://department/example.doc

is considered equivalent: that is, a Windows share can be expressed as either
an authority or as the first part of paths that begin "//".

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