Position & proposal
Wed, 4 Jun 1997 19:24:56 -0400
I wouldn't suggest hot patching a sever under a heavy
load, but that it would be nice to deploy a server under
> From: Mike McDonald <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Position & proposal
> Date: Wednesday, 04 June, 1997 16:02
> >Date: Wed, 04 Jun 1997 14:35:20 -0500
> >From: "William A. Barnett-Lewis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: Position & proposal
> >William A. Barnett-Lewis wrote:
> >For clarity, that's what I'll need to do. For the record, I _want_
> >Multitasking. I just don't believe that Multiuser is necessary in the
> >base system. OTOH, I don't see anything wrong with having it in, either.
> >Is this a little clearer?
> > William
> Adding multiuser capability causes all sorts of headaches concerning
> who can do what? when? who does it affect? when does it affect them?
> For instance, you're off modifying some system service. Do the other
> users get your new modified services or do they use the old service?
> When do they get the new service? Remember, the goal of using lisp is
> so you can make these types of modifications on the fly, without
> rebooting. I don't know how to support both the ability to change
> things and protect others from those changes. Seems like you can't
> have it both ways.
> Mike McDonald