On Friday 15 August 2003 14:13, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>             "Daniel O'Connor" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> : It should also have a hint to indicate that this device could potentially
> : go away at any time, so it shouldn't cache anything if at all possible.
> : (Although it would be good if the user could elect to override this in
> : the interests of performance)
> :
> : I suspect that would require more significant changes though :)
> I suspect that this would be as hard to implement as dealing with
> things going away, and produce a system that is less desirable to
> use.

I think ideally both would be possible..

It IS nice when you plug something in and it is mounted, and you do what you 
want with it, then a few seconds after you finish you unplug it.

I LIKE this feature of Windows etc :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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are so many of them to choose from."
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