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SubjectRe: NTFS-like streams?
On Fri, 11 Aug 2000, Michael Rothwell wrote:
> Urban Widmark wrote:
>
> > Erm. What is the point?
> > If you read x.bmp do you eventually start reading x.bmp:thumbnail?
>
> The point is to be able to store and manage extra data about a file
> with the file. On BeOS and NT, if you copy, move, rename, etc. a
> file, the metadata (stream/attribute data) stays with it. The Mac

[snip]

> I'm not sure what your question is asking. You don't have to read
> x.bmp:thumbnail if you do not want to. But if you want to view the
> thumbnail, it's there. For instance, on the Mac, you can have a

So when /bin/cp accesses the file it will get all streams
and when /usr/bin/xv accesses the file it will only get the
"main image" it wants?

Unless you have some magic up your sleeve, it sounds like
you're contradicting yourself here...

regards,

Rik
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