Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Nov 2010 22:40 UTC, submitted by rhyder
Linux "For a fairly scruffy looking guy, I have a surprisingly healthy approach to organising my files. However, I'm constantly pushing up against the limitations of a system that is based around directories. I'm convinced that Linux needs to make greater use of tagging, but I'm also beginning to wonder if desktop Linux could abandon the hierarchical directory structure entirely."
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Tag is new Fag
by Karitku on Fri 5th Nov 2010 11:04 UTC
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Old beards used to call it metadata. But I agree, directory tree system should die already. Content Management Systems have based on metadata on years, yet this model seems to be too diffucult for most users.

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