Originally Posted by kolla
Idrougge: you are aware that there is nothing "amiga philosophy" about AmigaOS filesystem layout, and that S:, L:, T: etc are legacy from a different OS, namely TRIPOS? The original genuine Commodore Amiga Operating System, CAOS, has been said to be much more UNIX like interms of filesystem layout. Imagine how different things could have been if CAOS was implemented and TRIPOS never was used. It would also have simplified the path forward a lot.
The original genuine CAOS was still-born, and for as long as there's been an AmigaOS, the TRIPOS underpinnings have been part of it, and have been kept and improved by Commodore and its successors.
But by all means, tell me how it would have simplified the way forward a lot.