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    SubjectRe: Versioning file system
    On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 04:34:42PM -0400, John Stoffel wrote:
    > >>>>> "Jack" == Jack Stone <jack@hawkeye.stone.uk.eu.org> writes:
    >
    > Jack> The whole idea of the file system is that it wouldn't return the
    > Jack> file in the file listing. The user would have to know that the
    > Jack> file system was versioning to access the older versions as they
    > Jack> would explicitly have to request them.
    >
    > So tell me what happens when I do:
    >
    > touch foo:121212121212

    You create a new file called 'foo:121212121212'. If you then modify it,
    you could access the old version as foo:121212121212:0.

    (The .snapshot directory makes more sense than magic names, since you
    can see what versions of a file are available without a special tool).
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