[Thunar-dev] Recent document support

Erlend Davidson E.R.M.Davidson at sms.ed.ac.uk
Mon Jul 31 18:27:45 CEST 2006

Biju Chacko wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 02:53:59 +0530, Erlend Davidson  
> <E.R.M.Davidson at sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>> The slow-down with scaling is a real pity - a tagging filesystem would
>> be excellent for linux.
> I agree, but IMHO this should be implemented at the filesystem-level, or  
> at the very least by a file-system like data store. An RDBMS for a time  
> sensitive operation like this seems like a bad idea.
> -- b
Isn't this what extended attributes are for (and they are in the 
filesystem)?  All they are missing is an index... anyone wanna patch all 
the linux filesystems to have indexable extended attributes?! :-p

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