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Re: Modern File Heirarchy



On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 12:24:04AM -0600, Bryan Livingston wrote:
> >I agree that the traditional hierarchy isn't all that obvious, but it's not
> >all that bad either. The way forward isn't incremental mucking with what
> >things are called, but in rethinking the basic assumptions of the model.
> >(Start with "why a hierarchy?")
> Doing away with the hierarchy reminds me of the way that macs try to
> sweep the actual file system under the rug and hide it behind a gui.
> That might be fine for dumb end users but as a power user it totally
> turns me off.

So, you'd rather paper-over with renamings. *shrug*.



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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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