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A file system and method serves to create and manage content. The file system includes at least one directory having at least one file containing data, but about which at least one file has no information. A repository of metadata provides information about the data in the files. Phantom files are created which are designated by names and associated attributes, point to data in base files, without specifying a path name to the base files.

Title
Method and system for using file systems for content management
Application Number
9/969295
Publication Number
6826582 (B1)
Application Date
September 28, 2001
Publication Date
November 30, 2004
Inventor
Roy Clark
Hopkinton
MA, US
George Ericsson
Shrewsbury
MA, US
Sanjoy Chatterjee
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Daniels Daniels & Verdonik P A
US
Agent
A Jose Cortina
US
Assignee
EMC Corporation
MA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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