Re: A Proposal for Metadata

On Mon, 24 Aug 1998, Lyndon Drake wrote:

> I read Tom Tromey's metadata proposal, and it looks very good.  I was
> wondering whether, if in some future life GNOME runs on a system with
> a filesystem that supports metadata, the API could be extended to handle
> storing and retrieving the metadata from the filesystem instead of
> separate files.

If that were ever to happen, no changes would need to be made to the API.


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