symbolics vlm and other stuff

Christopher Stacy
Thu, 1 May 1997 18:37:40 -0400

>>>>> On Thu, 1 May 1997 10:52:46 +0300, Harvey J Stein ("Harvey") writes:

  Harvey> writes:

  Harvey> Not to single out DF in particular, but is it possible to
  Harvey> develop a LispOS without so much unix bashing?  I've got a
  Harvey> dozen machines running Linux here, and pretty much if they
  Harvey> crash it's because of a hardware failure.  If they behave
  Harvey> poorly, it's usually because of misconfiguration.  LispOS
  Harvey> won't be immune to either of these either, so I don't expect
  Harvey> it to be more reliable.  

This analysis and expectation is contrary to my experience with the
previous Lisp operating systems.