[openbeos] Re: Incorrect File Sizes

  • From: "Bruno G. Albuquerque" <bga@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 10:56:06 -0200 (BRST)

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Manuel J. Petit de G. wrote:

> > It is not a bug. Attributes are metadata, not directly part of the file
> > data. For instance, no filesystem adds the size of the name o the file,
> > the permision bits and all other possible metadata to the size of the
> > file.
> Attributes are not metada, the attribute directory is. Attributes are data.

Let me rephrase that. Attributes are external to files and not part of the 
file itself.


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