On Monday, February 24, 2003, at 06:10 PM, Bill Campbell wrote:
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 05:35:52PM -0800, Ben Hines wrote:
On Monday, February 24, 2003, at 03:49 PM, David Brown wrote:
I have only one compelling reason: HFS is not case sensitive. I have
one, and only one application I'm using that absolutely depends on
Unfortunately, until they fix it, I'm kind of stuck.
A lot of UNIX heads seem to think they need this, when in fact they
That statement is an astounding combination of arrogance and ignorance.
How would you like me to say ``people don't need all the GUI junk --
just a crutch to keep them from having to know anything''?
Um.. no, it isn't either arrogance OR ignorance. The statement is from
personal experience. I've seen it NUMEROUS times on these lists, where
a UNIX to OS X convert formats their disk UFS because they want to play
with UNIX stuff. We then explain to them that they probably don't
really need it, they realize they don't, fix the problem, and everyone
Perhaps you want to pay me to redo 20 years of development and
CVS repositories where case does matter?
If you actually do have files that differ only in case, then clearly
you do need it. But trust me, lots of folks format their disks UFS,
without understanding the disadvantages, for no sure reason other than
they come from Linux, and "surely they will need files that differ only
in case, whats with this shitty HFS+ crap".
Whats with the ad hominems, dude? I didnt call you any names.