Re: [CommonJS] Filesystem API: stat

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Kris Kowal

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Aug 31, 2009, 4:50:15 PM8/31/09
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On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Ash Berlin<ash_g...@firemirror.com> wrote:
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> On the subject of stat, I was thinking that perhaps stat should only
> contain entries for the metadata that can be reliably gathered cross
> platform (i.e. particualrly not deviceNumber etc.), and move those
> extra fields into say, |require('posix').stat('file')| so that code
> has to make a conscious choice to not be portable across platforms?
> Thoughts?

I think this is reasonable.

Kris Kowal

Wes Garland

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Aug 31, 2009, 4:56:26 PM8/31/09
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Agreed.

Note that "creationTime" is not gatherable cross-platform.  (I forget if it made in to the spec or not, just wanted to point it out).

How do you guys feel about permissions, file type, and ownership?

Wes
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