Re: FUD about security and file extensions (was Re: Why file content sniffing sucks)
- From: iain <iain prettypeople org>
- To: Fabio Gomes <bugtraq gs2 com br>
- Cc: Charles Goodwin <charlie xwt org>, Colin Walters <walters verbum org>, nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: FUD about security and file extensions (was Re: Why file content sniffing sucks)
- Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 11:55:29 +0000
On Fri, 2003-12-26 at 00:29 -0300, Fabio Gomes wrote:
> > affect the user. Last time I used Nautilus, I could scroll up and down
> > and jump between folders without extra pause, whilst Nautilus updates
> > itself in the background.
> How often you use Nautilus? If you ever used it to do any serious job,
> you will notice that it is almost impossible to deal with large
> directories. It takes dozens of seconds rolling the throbber before
> showing something.
This is not an indication that file sniffing is broken, but that
nautilus' implementation of such is. As other people have pointed out,
it could easily be done on demand when the files are shown.
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