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Julian Zimmerle wrote: "Why is it not possible to mount an FTP share into the filesystem, like it is possible with GNU HURD and RISC OS? That way all applications with support for loading and saving files from and to the standard filesystem would benefit instantly."

That's what FUSE can be used for:

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"BTW, druck is right, we are getting off-topic and since I don't think we will find common ground on this, I won't continue this time-wasting discussion."

Close the discussion if you want, but it's exactly this sort of improvement that would have been good to have in RISC OS. I would have been interested to write a user mode filesystem on RISC OS but the tools for doing it in a high level language didn't exist. Maybe people will finally be able to develop them.

 is a RISC OS Userdavidb on 31/01/07 11:04AM
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