Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: None <>
From: Kenneth Stailey <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/28/1995 13:58:09
> Personally, I still think that Yet Another Type of Directory Entry is
> a worse abomination than Yet Another Type of File.  POSIX blew it in
> this respect:  If you decide to change directory structure from what it
> is currently, all you do is add overhead.

They must have wanted compatbility with non-node-based filesystems on
other OS's.  I don't think that it took sticky directories into
account.  They have to re-think this.