Mistakes in the design of the MTS file system

posted May 25, 2014, 7:26 AM by Jeff Ogden
This is part of a note from Mike Alexander:

On Apr 29, 2014, at 1:12 PM, Mike Alexander wrote:

We also made at least two mistakes in the design of the file system:

- zero length writes delete lines so there can't be a zero length line in a file

- fine names are only 16 characters long when there was room on disk [in the DSCB] for 44 characters.