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Re: Warning: using file:// on Windows with curl

From: Dan Fandrich via curl-library <>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 17:58:39 +0100

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 03:14:31PM +0000, Norton, Mike via curl-users wrote:
> One might argue that since file:// does not specify a transfer protocol, it doesn't belong in a transfer tool as a choice of protocol.

The benefits of supporting file: are great, though. I've used curl in places
specifically because file: support makes it trivial for a user to use a local
resource as easily as a remote one.

Received on 2020-03-16