September 01, 2004
Google Gmail as a linux file system

How cool is this? GmailFS - Gmail Filesystem: "GmailFS provides a mountable Linux filesystem which uses your Gmail account as its storage medium. GmailFS is a Python application and uses the FUSE userland filesystem infrastructure to help provide the filesystem, and libgmail to communicate with Gmail."

All you need then is a Windows wrapper to mount it as a drive in Windows {2K/XP/etc} and you're all settled... Brilliance...

[via Jorunn, UtterlyBoring, and others]

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Wow, beautiful! 1GB of a drive accessible from anywhere.... I can see using that! Thanks for the heads up.

Posted by: Eliot on September 1, 2004 08:34 PM

Hey. I tried installing that with Cygwin, but it doesn't work (FUSE want kernel sources :/ )

Do you any other wrappers?

Posted by: Jerr on September 19, 2004 12:34 AM

Hey. I tried it with Cygwin, but it didnt work. FUSE doesn't install, it needs kernel source :/.

Do you know of any other wrappers?

Posted by: Jerr on September 19, 2004 12:35 AM
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