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Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Fri Dec 29 16:49:37 GMT 2000

> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > 
> > I tend to agree with you that browsing shouldn't necessarily be crammed into
> > the same URI as smb filesharing access.  For one thing, browselists don't
> > *use* SMB. :)
> You know, you could make a case for:
> nmb://
> nmb://workgroup/
> smb://[[domain;]user[:password]@server/[share/[path/][file]]
> Though this may just make things even more confusing.

My thoughts exactly.  There is space (in the sense of namespace) for the
overloading that has been proposed.

Oh, and the term 'nmb' is a Samba-ism.  It would nbns:// for the name 
service but that would also not be accurate for browsing.  Perhaps 
nbbs:// ?

Chris -)-----

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