I don't know. I think a person that created the file system may know a thing a two about POSIX. I did actually go and check and he did appear to be right. But, that's obviously not good enough for you (or you may know of some interpretation we cannot grasp - it is possible). I'm OK with that.
> Please, bojan and tytso alike, cease and desist from saying applications are broken, when users have given a clear requirement for a new filesystem: that it not lose data as a matter of course, when the status quo would preserve it.
I have no intention of doing that (unless LWN editors throw me out). Likewise, you can say what you please.
Ted, being a pragmatic perseon, already did put workarounds in place, so users will be happy.