Conventions are great! Let's go back to FAT!
Posted Mar 26, 2009 8:18 UTC (Thu) by khim
In reply to: Wheeler: Fixing Unix/Linux/POSIX Filenames
Parent article: Wheeler: Fixing Unix/Linux/POSIX Filenames
Most of the things he wants to force on everyone are already
available by convention. What is the benefit of disallowing other
What's the benefit of all these ACL's? Traditional Unix permissions,
capabilities, POSIX Acls, memory protection, etc. You can just use
conventions for that. And if someone violates convention he or she can be
This is you proposal in nutshell - and it just does not work.
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