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Re: Using TRAMP on Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Using TRAMP on Windows
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 18:53:35 +0200

> From: Richard Riley <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 17:25:55 +0100
> >> If the username is ommitted, it makes the assumption that the
> >> username is the same as the windows domain user.
> >
> > Which is usually a bad assumption.
> Why?

Because a Windows user name will seldom match the name of the same
user on a Unix system.

> If the user name is omitted I think it's a sane assumption and ties in with 
> how
> ssh works for example.

It is sane assumption on Unix.  On Windows, it's just the only thing
PuTTY can do, but it will more often than not fail.

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