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 kovacm on Thu 26th Jul 2012 07:24 UTC
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2010-12-16

it is time for new things ;)

and yes, folders do confuse ALL new computer users (special older people) because they are to abstract to them.

when they get use to them, than it is ok but there must be some more logical way to deal with files/objects.

Filesystem with files and folders _concept_ was broken as soon as we we start to use email: suddenly you have _files in email_ ?!?!!! WTF? "I know than I have file on my C: disk but where are stored files in emails??" - this was start of breaking concept of folders and files...

it is time for new things ;)

btw access to bare filesystem will be always mandatory for content creators: programers, web developers, musicians, photographers, CAD users...

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