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File Systems

Thu Dec 16 16:11:00 UTC+1100 2004

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You know, you could probably write an XSD to describe rules for your file system.

That's a cool idea.

I'm sorry Dave. You can't store that type of file in that location.
I'm sorry Dave. You can't name that sub-folder that. etc.

The file system is such an awfully undervalued and under-utilised chunk of technology. It was a hierarchical database long before XML was...

...and you know, if all the data that was in your files was in XML...


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