Talking the Talk

It’s an old chestnut in the computer world that different systems have different terms to describe the same thing. Like most old chestnuts, this one has some basis in fact, particularly when comparing Windows and the classic Mac OS. This section goes over the Macintosh terminology you need to know to understand and work with FSM and PSM and the classic Mac OS (the Mac OS X terminology is somewhat different, but you probably don’t need the rest of this chapter if you’re working exclusively with Mac OS X clients).

Macintosh-Accessible Volumes

When you configure a folder for shared access, Microsoft software calls it a “share.” If you configure the same folder for access by Macintosh clients, it’s called a “Macintosh-accessible ...

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