Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Nov 2010 22:40 UTC, submitted by rhyder
Linux "For a fairly scruffy looking guy, I have a surprisingly healthy approach to organising my files. However, I'm constantly pushing up against the limitations of a system that is based around directories. I'm convinced that Linux needs to make greater use of tagging, but I'm also beginning to wonder if desktop Linux could abandon the hierarchical directory structure entirely."
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RE: Tagged filesystems
by umccullough on Thu 4th Nov 2010 22:56 UTC in reply to "Tagged filesystems"
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I think this is one area in which homebrew OSs could really beat the "big guys" to the punch. Adapting from a hierarchal structure to a tagged structure isn't a drag-and-drop replacement.

I bet this is something that could be implemented in Haiku with BFS attributes... I suspect someone could mock something up relatively quickly with the existing functionality - perhaps offering it as an addon enhancement to stock Haiku...

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