|Cool down! No one's forcing you to use Lib-Ray (if it ever gets made). And
unlike proprietary formats, it will not lock down the videos into undocumented
and DRM-infested blobs.
The file system is not analogous to an album, but
more like an index card box. I know professional photographers and archivists
used techniques like this for managing photographs in pre-computer times. Great
if you really want to search and arrange data in different orders, but it is not
a presentation that you usually would want to give for others to view. It's more
like raw material for the creative work.
Perhaps you would see the point
better if Lib-Ray is considered as a platform for creating a game? A computer
game dissected into its constituent graphics objects and film clips is not
terribly interesting for most people. It is the paths that a player can traverse
through it that matter.
(I fully agree about the evilness of blinking and
animated DVD menus, but that does not mean that systems that permits such things
to be made should be banned... good taste cannot be enforced).
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