Universal File System Extended Attributes Namespace

How to Cite

Revol, F. (2011). Universal File System Extended Attributes Namespace. International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, ( ), 69–73. Retrieved from https://dcpapers.dublincore.org/pubs/article/view/3633


The growing usage of file system extended attributes on many operating systems faces interoperability problems when trying to preserve them across multiple platforms. We propose a generic namespace design and idempotent mapping method to maintain an identical view of the global metadata namespace by each operating system. Additionally, we try to address the API and semantic incompatibilities with a higher level framework.
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