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SubjectRe: silent semantic changes with reiser4
On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 11:50, Will Dyson wrote:
> Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > However, as far as I know it's not accessible in a file-as-directory
> > form as yet. In my opinion that is the most natural form and it would
> > be very intuitive to use. I hope we can pick a useful semantics for
> > them, and also provide filesystem-independent plugins with GNU
> > Hurd-like per-user extensibility.
> >
> > -- Jamie
> >
> > * plenty == too much.
> > Gnome, KDE, Emacs and Bash all see different virtual filesystems.
> > (All but Bash implement their own virtual filesystem extensions).
> > That makes them much less useful than they could be.
> It has always bugged me that Gnome and KDE implement their own VFS layers.

Same here. This always seemed like something the kernel should be able
to handle. It seems to me that if reiser4 had been available at the
time the Gnome and KDE developers would not have needed to do this.


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