FileAttributeView for tags and colors?

Hendrik Schreiber hs at
Thu Feb 27 14:48:45 PST 2014

On Feb 27, 2014, at 23:35, Michael Hall <mik3hall at> wrote:

> On Feb 27, 2014, at 3:51 PM, Hendrik Schreiber <hs at> wrote:
> Again fwiw,
> my trz package has support for a lot of different OS X file attributes, including old 'classic', file colors. I sort of liked the idea of color being a file attribute myself. Not your usual one.
> I am not 10.9 yet but when I get there if this API concerns this same sort of thing I would be happy to include it in trz anyhow.
> It is quite possible to add something like this along with a 'pass through' type file system. So you could possibly come up with it yourself without excessive effort.

Thanks for the pointer, Michael. For my own needs, I will probably just roll my own (since the API is trivial), but for the future I wouldn't mind seeing APIs like this exposed through the regular JDK. And if nobody asks for it, it never gets I ask. ;-)



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