Donald Arseneau writes:
 > VMS has file *records* and *indexed* files.  VMS *should* be able to
 > do a binary search for a file name in a directory file.  If you
 > break your inputs directory into a zillion subdirectories then
 > there is no rational way to search that tree.  Does the TDS commit
 > such a foul crime?

do you keep all your personal files in a single directory?