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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Oliver has lost it.
by howitzer86 on Thu 26th Jul 2012 00:10 UTC
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It's simple. People aren't smart enough to use computers. They can't start their own projects with their own meaningful file structure. If you paint a texture for a game project, you'll just have to live with it being right next to the wedding photos. Like web design? Too bad, your index.html is just going to have to sit next to all your other html files, including other index pages. You're not smart enough to program anyway, go back to watching Pit Boss you dummy.

You're just not smart enough to use a computer, let alone use it to do actual work.

At least, that's what this nut-case thinks. I doubt Apple would ever go so far as to remove your access to your own files. Too many art "geeks" depend on them. I mean think about it, when you develop software, a website, or even a movie, you know you Oliver is simply off his rocker. Apple depends on those "Geeks" he speaks so poorly about to produce content for Apple to publish, websites for Macs to read, and programs that run on their computers and i-devices. That's why they can't even take your console away, because they know their developers still need it.

There's only so much iOS-ification you can do to a computer before it becomes too much of a hassle to develop for, so you can count on this just being a fantasy.

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