Thoughts on more powerful filesystem sematics
I have been somewhat interested in ideas around more powerful filesystems, supporting more powerful set-theory functions than provided by common hierarchial approaches (which essentially focus on the member_of relationship between objects), perhaps even a filesystem that approaches the power of a relational database (although tailored towards the storage of Java objects and programatic manipulation of those objects - ie. not a simple SQL database
JNode seems like an incredible opportunity to explore "next generation" operating system concepts such as this, and I was wondering whether there has been any thought around this?
If anyone is interested on some further reading, here is a description of the BeOS filesystem which applied many of these concepts: