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Subject: Re: Rocckbox Install

Re: Rocckbox Install

From: Brian Wolven <>
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 08:57:23 -0400

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

> Yes, the root dir is the root of the directory tree. It's a very common
> term in my world. I was very surprised when it turned out that lots of
> people don't know what the root dir is. I guess I'm getting old... :-)
> ("You know, son, when I was young, they called the top dir the "root"...)

Perhaps that is the problem. In my world, the roots of the tree are
always on the *bottom*. <g>

Just out of curiosity, why don't we call subfolders "branches" and the
files "leaves", just to keep our digitally abstracted metaphors
consistent? =P

Received on 2004-05-06

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