[reportlab-users] open_for_read and Window file paths
Thu, 03 Jun 2004 09:57:37 -0700
On Thu, 03 Jun 2004 08:59:56 +0100, Robin Becker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>too much sense. This is a running sore. Theoretically we should be only
>be using file: for local files, but that's probably too much of a pain
>for most people.
>When urlopen fails we should certainly fall back to using the full name.
>Can anyone think of a reliable rule for legal schemes that we should allow?
No valid schemes consist of a single character, whereas all DOS disk
drive prefixes do. I would consider that to be 100% reliable.
It doesn't help with Mac paths, as someone else pointed out.
- Tim Roberts, email@example.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.