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On Sun, 11 Jan 98 23:03:43 -0500, "Dave Cinege" <dcinege@psychosis.com>
wrote:

>
>On Mon, 12 Jan 1998 09:17:23 +1100, Richard Gooch wrote:
>
>>eg:
>>/dev/sd_h0c0i3d0p1
>
>Any reason to use _ instead of .?
>
>/dev/sd.h0c0i3d0p1
>
>Easier to type and more logical. Maybe something like this for the dir nest
>question too:
>
>/dev/disk/sd.h0.c0/i3.d0.p1????
>
>Just a thought to help complicate things further : >
>
The use of letters like h and d is rather English-centric for the exact
physical name. A pure dot/dash/underline separated physical name
would require less to explain for non-Englishspeakers.

john alvord

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