[openbeos] Re: Filesystems, Namespaces and Data

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 17:23:19 +0100 (MET)

>This would then remove all the complication of creating a full file 
>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 
>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 

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.


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