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Re: Discouraging :local:

From: Kenneth Porter
Subject: Re: Discouraging :local:
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 21:57:57 -0800

--On Thursday, January 23, 2003 12:43 PM -0500 Larry Jones
<address@hidden> wrote:

> What makes :local: inadvisable is the disk not being local, but rather
> being on some kind of network filesystem.  I don't know of any way to
> detect that.

But *why* is that bad? After all, a SCSI disk is on the other end of a SCSI
cable, and so is "networked" in some sense. Why is that ok but a "network"
disk is not?

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