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Re: emacs-w3m supports url "file:///c:/.../filename.html" but not "file://c:/../filename.html"
- From: Katsumi Yamaoka <yamaoka@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 08:44:20 +0900
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>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.10775] victor.ren@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> This is the first time I post here.
> I test "file://c:/.../filename.html" with w3m, firefox and IE. All
> of them work. But I got an error "Cannot retrieve URL: file://..."
> from emacs-w3m in Emacs. I am using Emacs on Windows Vista.
> I found the problem is in "w3m-url-to-file-name" in w3m.el.
> This function cannot translate the two slashes URL into filename.
> Below is an ugly fix to the problem.
I'm not familiar with that issue but I glanced at the web in
which someone wrote that rfc3986 obsoleted rfc2936 and file:///c:
is the only right thing now. But I verified Vista still allows
file://c:/ as well. I can imagine Windows people use both types
and that emacs-w3m does not support it causes inconvenience. So,
I've installed your patch with a slight modification.
Could you let me know your full name? It needs to be in the