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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RE[3]: Oliver has lost it.
by lustyd on Thu 26th Jul 2012 11:21 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Oliver has lost it."
lustyd
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Actually Windows does have a single virtual file system, you just don't usually see it. You can also mount drives as folders without drive letters in Windows.

As for your example of /home/user/music etc. Where do you think that came from in Linux?! Hint - it wasn't there in Redhat 6 but it was there in Windows 95!

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