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SubjectRe: 2.5.28 and partitions

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Alexander Viro wrote:
> What the bleedin' hell is wrong with <name> <start> <len>\n - all in ASCII?
> Terminated by \0. No need for flags, no need for endianness crap, no
> need to worry about field becoming too narrow...

Well, why not long[] fields? Might be more powerful, and possibly not any
slower than ASCII.

.-../../-./..-/-..- .-./..-/.-.././.../.-.-.-

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