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Re: [SLE] New SUSE 9.3 does what Windows Longhorn can't
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 23:19:41 -0500
  • Message-id: <20050311041941.GB29886@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 11:25:17PM +0000, Ben Higginbottom wrote:
> On 08/03/05 11:05 PM, Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Well it would appear that even though Win FS won't be out on time as usual,
> > SUSE has added that lovely searching feature into SUSE 9.3:
> >
> > http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/linuxunix/0,39020390,39190538,00.htm
> >
> > All I can say is:
> >
> >
> > BUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
> >
> > Silly Windows users, useful features are for Linux. (Trix rabbit switches
> > to Linux and finally gets his damn cereal.)
> >
>
> Err not really, Beagle is similar to the google desktop search tool (indeed its being ported to windows) and although its still a little rough, it is very nice.


Wow I screwed that up heh, ah well, it's still a neat feature.





> WinFS, or ObjectFS as it was originally known is an attempt to add meta data to the filing system as BFS in BeOS did back in the late 90's, but taken a little further, which is only to be expected given the length of time they've spent working on it.

As an ex Be OS user, I can only hope they can try and pull this off. I miss
Be OS. I still have my BeOS Pro 5 Book, Bible, and CD... Man I miss that it
would be nice if they had stayed around, imagine where it could be today?




> Personally I'm looking forward to seeing what they produce.
>
> Regards,
>
> Ben
> On 08/03/05 11:05 PM, Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Well it would appear that even though Win FS won't be out on time as usual,
> > SUSE has added that lovely searching feature into SUSE 9.3:
> >
> > http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/linuxunix/0,39020390,39190538,00.htm
> >
> > All I can say is:
> >
> >
> > BUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
> >
> > Silly Windows users, useful features are for Linux. (Trix rabbit switches
> > to Linux and finally gets his damn cereal.)
> >
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