blank.gif (43 bytes)

Church Of The
Swimming Elephant

Search:
4.3 Path name interpretation Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
4.3 Path name interpretation

Up: Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
Up: Requests For Comments
Up: RFC 1813
Up: 4. Implementation issues
Prev: 4.2 Server/client relationship
Next: 4.4 Permission issues

4.3 Path name interpretation

4.3 Path name interpretation

There are a few complications to the rule that path names are always parsed on the client. For example, symbolic links could have different interpretations on different clients. There is no answer to this problem in this specification.

Another common problem for non-UNIX implementations is the special interpretation of the pathname, "..", to mean the parent of a given directory. A future revision of the protocol may use an explicit flag to indicate the parent instead - however it is not a problem as many working non-UNIX implementations exist.


Next: 4.4 Permission issues

Connected: An Internet Encyclopedia
4.3 Path name interpretation

Cotse.Net

Protect yourself from cyberstalkers, identity thieves, and those who would snoop on you.
Stop spam from invading your inbox without losing the mail you want. We give you more control over your e-mail than any other service.
Block popups, ads, and malicious scripts while you surf the net through our anonymous proxies.
Participate in Usenet, host your web files, easily send anonymous messages, and more, much more.
All private, all encrypted, all secure, all in an easy to use service, and all for only $5.95 a month!

Service Details

 
.
www.cotse.com
Have you gone to church today?
.
All pages ©1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Church of the Swimming Elephant unless otherwise stated
Church of the Swimming Elephant©1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Cotse.com.
Cotse.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of Packetderm, LLC.

Packetderm, LLC
210 Park Ave #308
Worcester, MA 01609