Filesystem paths

Jan Hudec bulb at
Thu Apr 27 21:21:07 BST 2006

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 15:11:27 -0500, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 02:02:58PM -0500 I heard the voice of
> John Arbash Meinel, and lo! it spake thus:
> > 
> > I think the reason for escaping the : is that it could be
> > interpreted as a URL scheme.
> I'd think it's more likely that it would be [attempted to be]
> interpreted as a port.

Yes, I now vaguely recall already hearing that. Though of course since the
'c:' is in the first path component and not the host component (which is
empty -- there are *3* /es at the begining), it actually can't be.

						 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec <bulb at>
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