URL 'file:' format

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu Mar 23 08:20:56 EST 2006


Graham wrote:

> Anyway I tried to create 'someFileDesignation' as
> 
>   "file:/C:/MyFirstDirectory/MySecondDirectory/Mydoc.text"
> 
> where everything after the "file:/" is a known valid file path

Remove the "/" after "file:" and you're good.  Win paths begin with the 
drive letter only, without the preceeding "/".


Elsewhere Graham wrote:

> I may not be a luddite but I guess I'm a troglodyte 

As "The Living Fossil" wouldn't that make you a trilobyte?

> - anyway a lot goes on in the world that I don't see.
> My real question is, does Gaskin ever sleep?

Only as much as Thomas Jefferson: a few hours at night and a couple in 
the afternoon.  It seems to work well for me in nearly everything except 
my spellling.  :)

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