Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Jul 2012 22:18 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The article I'm about to link to, by Oliver Reichenstein, is pretty terrible, but it's a good way for me to bring up something I've been meaning to talk about. First, the article: "Apple has been working on its file system and with iOS it had almost killed the concept of folders - before reintroducing them with a peculiar restriction: only one level! With Mountain Lion it brings its one folder level logic to OSX. What could be the reason for such a restrictive measure?" So, where does this crusade against directory structures (not file systems, as the article aggravatingly keeps stating) come from?
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by henderson101 on Wed 25th Jul 2012 22:30 UTC
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Thom - BeOS live queries. This is how I used to find files. It was rare for me to traverse file structures. MacOS X Spotlight, I don't need to know where a file is. Windows, well, on 7 I have a few folders pinned that have my useful files in them. Do I know how to use a file system? Yes. Do I feel compelled to complicate my file storage? No.

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