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[opensuse] Re: wrong topic: Re: Hard division inode/data is an anachronism
On 11/13/2018 3:32 PM, Anton Aylward wrote:
Again, being an absolutely linguist reductionist, I would say that "ReiserFS
does not internally represent inodes in a tradition manner".
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Is a TV with a screen represented by pictures on a page printed
on dead-wood (or similar) that doesn't have moving pictures, but ones
that are static, a TV?

You miss Liam's point. The inode was/is something specific in
unix terminology/technology. It's not a generalizable term for metadata.
Metadata has a soft-edge meaning and isn't a technical data structure.
An inode is.

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