Windows 2020 Lifestreams and Objectlens's

Gregory Alan Bolcer gbolcer@endeavors.com
Mon, 07 Jan 2002 08:58:26 -0800


My single favorite feature in Windows XP?
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Greg


Jeff Bone wrote:
> 
> Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> 
> > The second major user metaphor problem new age OSs face
> > is the "data plurality" problem.
> 
> Yup...  but that's primarily an artifact of directories / folders as
> containers.  Single-instance storage + folders / directories as dynamic
> views solves the problem neatly;  coupled with similarity matching, it
> provides an automated way to deal with evolving ontological and other filing
> schemes.  Reiser's vision thang [1] does a good job of describing this;
> most of the "semantic filesystem" addresses this issue in some form or
> fashion, too.
> 
> jb
> 
> [1]  http://www.namesys.com/whitepaper.html