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From "Hanson Char" <hanson.c...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: new disk cache fixed block size model suggestion
Date Mon, 21 Aug 2006 04:22:32 GMT
> Rather than using the exactly the amount of space
> needed for an item, we could used fixed block sizes.
> If an item fits in a block, great.  At worst we wasted
> space in the block, as we almost always do with the
> current recycle bin.  If it doesn't fit in a block, it
> will be divided between blocks.
...
>It would simply be a list of positions.  No
> size data is needed, since all the blocks are the same
> size.

If an item fits in a block, but has a size smaller than the block
size, you still need to record the size data.  What am I missing here
?

Hanson

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