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I wonder if WinFS and/or Spotlight were inspired by BeOS' BFS, which had some pretty interesting database/search characteristics. Truly an OS before its time!

 

I wonder if WinFS and/or Spotlight were inspired by BeOS' BFS, which had some pretty interesting database/search characteristics.

Could be, don't know... BFS seems to be ahead of its time in a way

From the link in your comment:

However, its use on small removable media is not advised, as the file-system headers consume from 600 KB to 2 MB, rendering floppy disks virtually useless.

LOOOL, times have changed.

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