At 9:17 PM -0600 1/17/06, John C. Welch wrote:
>On 1/17/06 16:49, "Dan Shoop" <shoop@iwir...> wrote:
>> At 11:17 AM -0600 1/17/06, John C. Welch wrote:
>>> " Xsan, distributed file system;"
>>> It most certainly is not a DFS. It's a SAN FS.
>> Actually it's neither. It's a clustered filesystem.
>> A distributed filesystem example would be CODA.
>> A SAN doesn't have a notion of filesystem, the filesystem is whatever
>> the logical volume expressed by the SAN decides to use. To a SAN it
>> knows nothing of filesystems, it doesn't need to it just provides
>> blocks to someone else who then has a notion of filesystem.
>Thank you for so precisely showing my point Dan. While it can be argued that
>I was more correct than the Wikipedia article, I'm evidently still not
>correct. So without proper fact - checking, unless Dan, or someone with the
>most correct statement:
>1) Read Wikipedia
>2) Read that article
>3) Felt like correcting it and did so
>The article is wrong, but people will take it for correct because...it's
I hear Dan Rather'ss people consider it factual enuff ;)