Re: Opening remote files in GNOME (was Re: Announcing gnomevfs-mount 0.0.1 (very first version).)

On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 09:46 +0200, Fernando Herrera wrote:
> Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 01:26:37AM +0200, Carlos Perelló Marín escribió:
> >Users don't understand why they are not able to open files from remote
> >locations on non GNOME applications. In fact, I don't know about any
> >GNOME application that it's able to edit a remote file directly.
> 		gedit ssh://username myhost com/folder/file.txt
> 	works for me :)

And for me, but I said, "edit" not "open" :-)

Try to modify it.

> 	But It's true that some GNOME applications (included on the Desktop
> release) don't handle remote files correctly (ie: they are not using
> gnome-vfs).
> 	So a good goal for GNOME 2.10 would be to make every application on
> the Desktop support correctly (at least for reading) of remote files.

Of course, that will be really good, but I think that we need a way to
"fix" also non GNOME applications. There is life outside GNOME...


Carlos Perelló Marín
Ubuntu Warty (PowerPC)  =>
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos pemas net || mailto:carlos gnome org
Valencia - Spain

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