Crying Wolf

A look at the ‘MP3Concept Trojan Horse’ fiasco.

[Daring Fireball]

This whole mess demonstrates why HFS metadata needs to go. When file types are identified by two different methods, it’s inevitable that they’d get out of sync, causing these kind of problems. We also need to get rid of resource forks for a portable cross-platform file system.

One response to “Crying Wolf

  1. But they didn't get out of sync… And NTFS supports resource forks FWIW.