Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Fri Sep 29 20:14:53 GMT 2000

> On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Cole, Timothy D. wrote:
> On the contrary, on a Windows system, I've seen a netbios name typed into a
> browser window pull up the expected (or unexpected) website on the local
> network.  This is certainly a bad idea, both on the part of the implementors
> who tied NetBIOS resolution into the system in this fashion and on the part of
> those publicizing their netbios name as a URL, but there it is.

There has been talk of a CIFS:// (oh, what is that called) thingy.


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