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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Tags are better here. Given a file with multiple links, asking "what other paths point to this inode?" is harder than "what other tags does this file have?".
Posted Oct 16, 2012 20:42 UTC (Tue) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
Posted Oct 16, 2012 21:21 UTC (Tue) by mathstuf (subscriber, #69389)
Posted Oct 17, 2012 10:32 UTC (Wed) by etienne (subscriber, #25256)
Maybe also most files in the filesystem could be tagged with the name of the rpm/deb package it comes from...
Plasma Active Three released
Posted Oct 18, 2012 7:16 UTC (Thu) by spaetz (subscriber, #32870)
Yes, tags might be better and fulfil all needs that filepaths can do, but most tagging systems I know work only within the application you use.
Switch from f-spot to shotwell (or digikam), boom all information is lost. While if it's in the folder 2012/07/Boston/ I have at least some information to reconstruct where the picture was taken. This is why I don't want to give up file hierarchy based locations even if I like tagging.
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