Filesystem using tags, not folders?
carpetsmoker at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 14:52:44 UTC 2006
On Fri, 09 Jun 2006 14:40:06 -0000, Kyrre Nygard <kyrreny at broadpark.no>
> Just a wild thought here ...
> After noticing how much simpler it is using tags, for instance
> with my bookmarks at http://del.icio.us -- compared to hours of
> frustration trying find the right combination of folders and
> sub folders in my Firefox' bookmarks.html, I was wondering
> if the same approach could be used to arrange the UNIX filesystem
> hierarchy, from the root and up. This is just a radical thought,
> not yet an idea even -- but if somebody would be willing to think
> with me -- maybe we could make a big change.
> All the best,
I suppose it could work, then again, folders also work, and having tags
would basicly be the same as having folders.
I don't really see any advantage...
I believe microsoft is planning something like this for their new
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