those extended file attribute thingies of the Hurd sound rather cool. would be nice not having to think of places to put metadata.
The most recent Linux patch series for that occurred soon after the CoC kerfuffle, and I think was an excellent example of the limitations of CoCs and the importance of culture.
(Namely: the response was a politely worded version of “fuck, this garbage shit again? It's garbage, NAK!” without any attempt to point out any previous discussion about the problems)
@RAOF thanks (altho it was already pointed out)
what would be most interesting is how virtual file systems could utilize it...
That is why the plain text based interfaces among processes of Posix are an enemy of the people
They are a device for making computing less accessibile, de facto
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