[Openmcl-devel] A question about ticket #400

Glen Foy lisp at clairvaux.org
Mon Jun 22 19:09:22 UTC 2009


On Jun 22, 2009, at 1:50 PM, Dan Weinreb wrote:

> Any approach that involves storing data in a separate file
> runs into problems when someone tries to move the file,
> rename the file, mail the file, back up the file, compress
> the file, put the file into an archive file, and so on.

Well, restyling a file is trivial after one of these operations.

And if you are worried about countless, unused, invisible, zombie  
styling files slowly seizing control of your hard drive, a three  
minute hack could put them to rest.

But all things considered, a one file solution is probably better.   
People will want to use Hemlock for various purposes.





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