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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] file as directory
    Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    > Why do we want this?
    > --------------------
    >
    > That depends on who you ask. My answer is this:
    >
    > 'foo.tar.gz/foo/bar' or
    > 'foo.tar.gz/contents/foo/bar'
    >
    > or something similar.
    >
    > Others might suggest accessing streams, resource forks or extended
    > attributes through such an interface. However this patch only deals
    > with the non-directory case, so directories would be excluded from
    > that interface.

    here's a possibly stupid question. What about symlinks to dirs? namely
    the shells tend to treat them differently if postfixed with a slash or not.
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