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From:Nicolas MONNET (Tech) Date:October 11 2002 3:51pm
Subject:RE: MySQl db as filesystem.
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On Fri, 2002-10-11 at 17:07, Ed Carp wrote:

> > Should'nt be too hard to do thanks to PODFUK® AKA uservfs:
> 
> Just goes to show you that Linux is so flexible, any hare-brained idea can be
> implemented in software <sigh>.  But you didn't answer
> my question - why would you want to do such a thing?  How could it possibly be
> useful?  Adding yet another layer of complexity to
> ext2fs (or ext3fs, which makes even less sense) is insane, unless you're doing it
> just to say you can (same goes for the idiotic
> idea of building an interface into MySQL to produce XML output), or for a *very*
> specialized application.  But, as Jeff Goldblum
> said in the movie "Independence Day", (paraphrase) "Just because you can doesn't mean
> you should".

A good reason to do it would be for example to be able to use
preexisting file-based tools on the database. 

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