Re: [Fwd: Re: A console: method for accessing standard streams]

On 16 Nov 2002, Giovanni Corriga wrote:

> Il ven, 2002-11-15 alle 22:01, Alex Graveley ha scritto:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I think this patch should be removed. Gnome-vfs is not a stream library.
> > 
> > -Alex
> > 
> I fail to see your point. Gnome-vfs gives access to regular files, which
> _are_ streams. Also, both the posix and ansi api treat the standard
> streams like regular files, why shouldn't gnome-vfs do the same?

I must say I agree with alexg on the console: backend. But I didn't 
comment when it was proposed, beacuse I didn't care much (won't be using 

Also, the uri-scheme is a bit strange. A uri is supposed to be a 
location of an object, not something that differs for each process that  
resolves it. And what will nautilus do if someone typed console:///stdin 
in the location bar? Will it even work?

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