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SubjectRe: Partition IDs in the New World TM
Bryan Henderson wrote:
> Allow me to reword to what you probably meant: Have a partition
> ID that means "generic partition - check signatures within for
> details." (And then get people who develop file systems for use
> with Linux, at least, to have a policy of always using that).


> Incidentally, I just realized that the common name "partition ID"
> for this value is quite a misnomer. As far as I know, it has
> never identified the partition, but rather described its contents.

Yes, "partition type ID" is better.

Andrew Clausen
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