>This would then remove all the complication of creating a full file system >driver from developers. Those who wished to map data like a zip file, an FTP >site or a CD database would only have to write the data handlers. This would >also allow an application to access a dataspace uniformly no matter what it >is. If the user has a database containing all 3000 medical images for a Where is the difference to the current VFS=3F A file system is only a "data handler", right here, right now. You can write file system add-ons for every type of data. Adios... Axel.