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    SubjectRe: Implementing Meta File information in Linux
    In message <199809022319.TAA20928@dcl.MIT.EDU>, "Theodore Y. Ts'o" writes:
    | Date: Wed, 2 Sep 1998 17:49:06 -0400 (EDT)
    | From: Michael Nelson <>
    | I just asked someone at MS and they confirmed that NSS does indeed use
    | NTFS streams (NSS is implemented as a file system filter). The filter
    | Given that you have to implement a structured storage interface on top
    | of a flat file for non-NTFS filesystems, why not simply always do it
    | that way in user space?

    There's the right way, and then there's the Microsoft way. :-) Ugly
    hackery to make up for deficiencies in their "OSes" (in this case, NTFS's
    lousy performance) isn't exactly new tactics for them.

    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh]
    system administrator [WAY too many hats]
    electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
    carnegie mellon university

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