[Oberon] [EXT] Re: SD Card File Exchange

Skulski, Wojciech skulski at pas.rochester.edu
Mon Feb 1 07:12:05 CET 2021


> I would ask an opposite question. Why the RISC5 OS should not adopt
> the HCFiler as an official file system?

>There are many reasons why it is not suitable as the file system for RISC5
>OS. For starters it is sequential access only - not random access. Think of
>it as like writing data to a tape drive. It is designed to be used to stream
>continuous data to / from the SD card, such as might be used in a
>data-logging application. Hence it is useful for transferring files from one
>system to another or for backing up a set of files, but could not be used,
>for example, with a text editor.

Thank you! This is very interesting to me!


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