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[4]: Oliver has lost it.
by zima on Wed 1st Aug 2012 23:56 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Oliver has lost it."
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With Linux/Unix and DOS, the organization makes sense

And yet not a long time ago there was an article documenting how little sense it has, lots of weird historical baggage...
(and of course religious war in the comments)

Edited 2012-08-02 00:07 UTC

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