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SubjectRe: albods are not a clean set of orthogonal primitives (was Re: File systems are semantically impoverished compared to database and keyword systems: it is time to change!)

On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> I really think the thing should be something like just
> lookup("default");
> Remember: it would be implemented as if it was an implied symlink, so you
> can move them around and do whatever to them, it's just that there would
> bea shorthand for opening a special name under the directory.
> And it is ONLY a shorthand. Nothing more.

*That* is 100% OK with me. Somehow I suspect that it's not the thing asked
by, ahem, innovators on a killing spree... BTW, we don't need a special fs
for that - it can be done right now on ext2. I don't see the point of
exercise, but it's not too terrible bloat.

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