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Re: version numbers (or backups) on non-Symbolics filesystems
-- GUMBY (David Vinayak Wallace) writes:
> So, do you want a general solution, or just one for the editor? In
> order of generality and ease:
> o - Write a unix NFILE server. This would be the best of all.
> Then you could have it hack version numbers transparently, and
> all the power of this protocol.
Well, you see, we are *supposed* to be a beta-test site for the NFILE server
for Unix, but somehow the software has not materialized...
> You could also use a filesystem with version numbers. I cannot
> understand how, in this day and age, people still advocate a
> filesystem which has not caught up with the 1960's.
*I* don't advocate the file system on the Sun; that doesn't change the fact
that we're stuck with it, though!
In any case, thanks for your reply.