Name Change Propagation

If you change the name of a file, or store it in a different place, you have to manually track down all references and update them. Further other users of the file have to detect something has changed, research the new name and update all their references. Surely computers could manage this more efficiently and accurately. This same principle applies to distributed data like URLs (Uniform Resource Locators), addresses, phone numbers, email handles…

~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)