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what about encrypted AFP?
Authored by: Alrescha on Sep 11, '07 04:13:07PM

"This is easier than the tunnel method because you don't need to do anything special on the server"

I don't understand this comment. I've been tunneling port 548 over ssh for a long time and I never had to do anything special on the server end.

I'm sure Fuse has an application, but for OS X to OS X connections, I don't see an incentive to change.

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what about encrypted AFP?
Authored by: Anonymous on Sep 12, '07 03:33:42PM
"I'm sure Fuse has an application, but for OS X to OS X connections, I don't see an incentive to change."
There's your answer. But Web developers often have hosting on a remote Linux machine. They might be using MySQL and so have a use for mysqlfs. Content creators might like to explore and debug their master DVD content with DVDfs. FUSE unifies these under a single mechanism to support any data structure as a filesystem. This is the Unix philosophy: elegant.

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