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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-29 13:44:19

At 11:49 PM 1/27/2002, joel de guzman wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jesse Jones" :
>> Aren't paths an implementation detail? What about OS's now and in the
>> future that deprecate paths? I don't see why we can't create a higher
>> level class that works just as well as a path-centric class, but also
>> works well on the Mac OS.
>Exactly! That's why I suggested conversion to and from a standard well
>defined format such as a URI (Universal Resource Identifier).

That makes a lot of sense to me. I started to look at to get an idea of what was involved, but
quickly got lost in the details. Which scheme are you suggesting? perhaps?


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