So during a recent patch this happened
"ArcGIS 10.2 for (Desktop, Engine, Server) Shapefile crash on open Patch"
Thereby eliminating shapefiles, or folders as a geospatial data format.
Those of us who understand WHAT DATA NEEDS TO DO were all like
Then, those of the community who went to a community college ESRI Training they were all like
Learning now this wasn’t ESRI’s “Final Solution” for the shapefile I’m