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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] LogFS take three
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    On Tuesday 15 May 2007, Jörn Engel wrote:
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    > > I've been semi watching this, and the only comment I really can give
    > > is that I hate the name.  To me, logfs implies a filesystem for
    > > logging purposes, not for Flash hardware with wear leveling issues to
    > > be taken into account.
    >
    > Yeah, well, ...
    >
    > Two years ago when I started all this, I was looking for a good name.
    > All I could come up with sounded stupid, so I picked "LogFS" as a code
    > name.  As soon as I find a better name, the code name should get
    > replaced.
    >

    When doing a google search on logfs, there are less than five results
    among the first 100 that don't refer to your work. The other two listed
    in there are also log-structured file systems: The inferno flash file
    system (http://inferno-os.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/liblogfs/) and the
    (discontinued) file system named lfs from the 2005 google summer of
    code.

    I'd say the name should stay, changing it now can only add more confusion.

    Arnd <><
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