Re: g_build_filename and members

On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 23:30 +0100, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> Le dimanche 06 janvier 2008 à 22:14 +0000, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit :
> > On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 21:43 +0100, Mikael Hermansson wrote:
> > > Hmm just saw that g_build_filename does not work for GIO Uris
> > 
> > as the name implies, and the documentation specifies, g_build_filename()
> > is meant for filenames, not URIs.
> > 
> > > maybe there should be an g_build_uri? or similar?
> > 
> > different schemes might have different specifications, without even
> > counting the non-standard or custom ones; creating a generic API might
> > prove more difficult than it's worth. for instance: the ftp: and http:
> > schemes allow information like username, password and even connection
> > port: that would be quite difficult to define in a single API call.
> IIRC, all URI have a normal form:
> [scheme] :// [pass] : [user] @ host / [path]

that's a URL.

URIs as described by RFC 2396[1] have the form of:


and, more precisely:

  The URI syntax does not require that the scheme-specific-part have
  any general structure or set of semantics which is common among all

a scheme for server-based naming authorities (the authority is part of
the scheme specific part) should have the form of:


but it's just for a subset of URIs.



Emmanuele Bassi,

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