[rescue] Re:EMACS

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Wed Jun 27 17:41:41 CDT 2001

jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu writes:

>Which brings up a feature that I wish more unix would have: Userspace,
>mountable file systems, so that users can be in complete control.  That
>would me that a user could download their FTP file system and mount it at
>~/ftp.  To download the latest linux kernel would be something like cp
>~/ftp/ftp.kernel.org/anonymous/jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu/pub/kernel/v2.4/
>etc etc etc.  Then another user could download an HTTP file system,
>~/http/www.slashdot.org/images/logo.gif, etc.

I agree with userspace file systems, *however*, I have a much more
interesting solution for the ftp problem: have the OS understand *URLs*
as filenames (paths, whatever).

-- david fischer -- dave at cca.org -- www.cca.org -- Cthulhu told me to. --

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