Given just a location as a string, is there a reliable way to determine if this is a local file (such as /mnt/sdcard/test.jpg) or a remote resource (such as http://www.xyz.com/test.jpg)?
Converting it to a Uri with Uri.parse doesn't seem to give me anything to indicate where the file is.
I don't really want to have to look for // in the string!
uri format is
local files have:
so if string starts with
and this is not file:// then this is url