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SubjectRe: abstract file (multi-part one file or multiple files?)

> This is to some extent a disagreement over terminology. When we say
> "file", are we talking about the user interface or the implementation?

It shouldn't matter; if we start using different terminology for userland,
libraries, VFS implementation and filesystem design, we'll be more
confused than your average luser-in-need-of-a-good-lart'ing.

Mo McKinlay Chief Software Architect inter/open Labs
GnuPG Key: pub 1024D/76A275F9 2000-07-22 Mo McKinlay <>

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