adds support for Windows-style file paths #8

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When running Win32 erl called from cygwin, "cannot handle URI" warnings are thrown by edoc when attempting to read in an existing edoc-info file. Turns out edoc is choking on the full Windows path of the file.

Added a uri_get/1 clause to edoc_lib that recognizes Windows URIs and allows code to proceed without warnings.

richcarl commented Jun 4, 2012

Sorry that it's taken a while. I've been swamped with stuff to look at. I had to figure out what the original intent of the code was, to see if your patch really was correct, but it seems that's the right place for it. I modified your patch a bit to handle backslashes as well (and remove irrelevant lines that you had touched - the only good patch is a clean patch). I haven't tested it. Let me know if it works and I'll merge it to master:

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richcarl commented Jul 9, 2012

I have merged this to master. Hope it works for you.

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