Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Oct 2009 21:13 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Mac OS X John Siracusa, the Mac OS X guru who writes those insanely detailed and well-written Mac OS X reviews for Ars Technica, once told a story about the evolution of the HFS+ file system in Mac OS X - he said it was a struggle between the Mac guys who wanted the features found in BeOS' BFS, and the NEXT guys who didn't really like these features. In the end, the Mac guys won, and over the course of six years, Mac OS X reached feature parity - and a little more - with the BeOS (at the FS level).
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Out of sight out of mind.

The Linux install base probably outnumbers OS X 100 to one. People who think that Linux is small-time compared to Apple really have no clue at all what they are talking about.

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:

True, absolutely true. Its used much more in high performance servers where file system performance and resiliency are more important than they are in desktops.

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