Additionally to the syntax described in the previous chapter, it is
possible to use a URL-like syntax for tramp. This can be
switched on by customizing the variable
note that this feature is experimental for the time being.
tramp-syntax must be set before requiring tramp:
(setq tramp-syntax 'url) (require 'tramp)
Then, a tramp filename would look like this: /method://user@machine:port/path/to.file. /method:// is mandatory, all other parts are optional. :port is useful for methods only who support this.
The last example from the previous section would look like this: /ssh://daniel@melancholia/.emacs.
For the time being,
tramp-syntax can have the following values:
ftp—That is the default syntax