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Re: [SLUG] Associating filenames


On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> > which begs the question, what did they do to bolt metadata onto the
> > freebsd core for OSX ??
> Umm... There was a really good article about this going around a while back.
> Fairly interesting, it covered all the hacks they went through to combine
> the two systems.
As far as my reading of it went was that they dropped the feature.

As far as my personal opinion goes: file(1) does a reasonable job anyway.
Who needs file extensions?  I don't like them because windoze gets it wong
too often.

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