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Subject: Re: [boost] [compond_file_binary] Gauging interest in a possible library submission.
From: Alexander Voitenko (tarmik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-03 05:47:30

> Yes, you mentioned the fact that it's not obvious to people not knowing the
> format that the file is organized like a filesystem.
> Does this mean that there is active obfuscation or is it just a side
> effect?

Internal file system format is not obfuscated. Yes, this is just a side
effect. For example, Microsoft Project's .mpp files are binary compound
files inside, highly structured and contain about 100 directory
entries(files and folders), but user just open it within MS Propject or Open
Propject(free open source alternative) and work with content and does not
care about how his or her data is organized inside that file.

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