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SubjectRe: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by kernelnewbies.org regarding reiser4 inclusion
Edward Shishkin wrote:

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>>
>>
>> How about we switch to ecc, which would help with bit rot not sector
>> loss?
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>
> Interesting aspect.
>
> Yes, we can implement ECC as a special crypto transform that inflates
> data. As I mentioned earlier, it is possible via translation of key
> offsets with scale factor > 1.
>
> Of course, it is better then nothing, but anyway meta-data remains
> ecc-unprotected, and, hence, robustness is not increased..
>
> Edward.

Would you prefer to do it as a node layout plugin instead, so as to get
the metadata?

Hans
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