FUSE for macOS (or, the kernel extension formerly known as osxfuse) is a project dating back to 2011. It in turn is based on even older projects, such as MacFUSE, the Linux FUSE module, and even some code open sourced by Apple.
While I was attempting to write a
horrific hackbeautiful piece of code, I stumbled upon an undocumented feature of NTFS alternate data streams. Namely, that you can only associate so many of them with any given file.
Sometimes in life, things just don’t work the way you want them to. Your car’s battery dies in the dead of winter. Your cat knocks your coffee over onto your laptop. You accidentally fulfill a prophecy by killing your father and knocking up your mother.