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: Not just tagging
by koorogi on Fri 5th Nov 2010 00:09 UTC in reply to "Not just tagging"
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2010-11-04

My mind naturally categorizes things hierarchically, but I have had times when I wished a file could be in two folders.


This has been possible for ages. It's supported by all POSIX-compliant OSes, plus Windows NT4+. It's called a hard link.

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