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Paul J Collins
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Mon Jul 31 15:02:39 PDT 2000
>>>>> "Aaron" == Aaron Lehmann <aaronl at vitelus.com> writes:
Aaron> On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 10:31:37PM +0100, Paul J Collins wrote:
>> >>>>> "Aaron" == Aaron Lehmann <aaronl at vitelus.com> writes:
Aaron> On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 10:23:19PM +0100, Paul J Collins wrote:
>> >> Images belong in the filesystem, not inside some funky database file.
>> >> If there are ten users on a system, and they all use the same backdrop
>> >> from /usr/share/pixmaps, is it not stupid for EFM to keep another ten
>> >> copies of it?
Aaron> I don't want my images scattered all over the file system.
>> I do. It's a filesystem, and I keep files in it. Keeping them in
>> binary databases is bullshit.
Aaron> Isn't a filesystem just a binary database?
Can cp, mv, cat, grep, perl, sed, awk, cut, join, more, less, vi and
emacs operate on gdbm files' contents as they do on files in a
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