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Re: wide characters and i18n

> If your goal is to be in deterministic file content nirvana, yes, that's
> the way to get there, but I'd argue it's an awful lot of work to deal with
> the M x N software problem I mentioned (and we'll have to add a type field
> to inodes which will trigger a very old debate about whether UNIX files
> should be just bags of bytes; the required changes for the full M x N is
> pretty pervasive and invasive)
How about (user settable) extended attributes? It's a nice way to handle
meta-data and is useful if you want ACLs. Besides, extended attributes are
natively supported by UFS2.


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