Some sort of filter based filesystem

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Jul 21 14:29:08 GMT 2005

Svein Halvor Halvorsen <svein-freebsd-questions at> writes:

> * Lowell Gilbert [2005-07-20 09:19 -0400]
> >  You're right that the outputs wouldn't *have* to be pre-generated, but 
> >  doing it on the fly would make the project both more difficult to 
> >  implement and (I think) less convenient to use.
> This, I do not get. Why is it, that this would be less convenient? In 
> fact, I see no other use for this than to save disk space when you want 
> data available in several (information perserved) formats?

I see it as being something you will usually want when you're copying
the music off somewhere else.  In that case, the speed hit would be
annoying.  I don't expect people to play the same songs in different
formats on the same machine...

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