[OpenAFS] Re: OpenAFS-info digest, Vol 1 #406 - 2 msgs

Ken Hornstein kenh@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Mon, 10 Dec 2001 11:31:58 -0500

>This is a very cool idea!  It gives the user/client (or returns to him)
>full control of his file system namespace.  I view this as one of the
>philosophical weaknesses of the global naming architectures used by AFS
>and DFS.

I've always felt this was one of the huge STRENGTHS of AFS/DFS ... there
are so many hacks in the NFS universe (e.g., the automounter) to give
you the same thing, but with AFS you get it for free.