Re: Beagle handling of compressed files and man pages

I appreciate both your and Jon's input on this. Having read your initial
post and Jon's response, I have to say that I would have to agree with
him (as do you below ;). I'll keep the rallying call in mind for future
use though "Down with URI-proliferation!"

Thanks again!

On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 16:54, Edd Dumbill wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 09:42 -0500, Jon Trowbridge wrote:
> > These URIs should not be exposed to users.  They should only be "seen"
> > by apps built on top of Beagle.  The hacky URI schemes are thus mostly a
> > programmer convenience and a mechanism for us to know how to just
> > transparently do the right thing.
> Sounds fair enough.  I guess I just slipped into my
> anti-URI-scheme-proliferation rant.  I still philosophically prefer to
> keep file:/// for everything, but I guess as the underlying filesystem
> layer doesn't provide you with any help, going out of your way to
> preserve ideological purity for something that's internal is over the
> top.
> Nevertheless -- down with URI-scheme proliferation! :-)
> -- Edd
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