Vadim Antonov's Grail
03 Jan 1999 13:43:13 +0100
>>>>> "Fco" == Fco J Ballesteros <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Fco> David Jeske writes:
>> communication channel. Yet it specifically provides no
>> provisions for recording or understanding the data-format
>> within one of these communication channels.
Fco> It seems to me, that was exactly their aim. IMHO, because
Fco> they like the unstructured-file ux tradition, and I'd say
Fco> they try do the same w/ raw memory. But that's after a quick
Fco> read of their paper...
I've started to read the paper. However I think that unstructured
files are the biggest flaw in unix systems, because when you have a
file, you don't known how to interpret it, since there's no meta-data
describing how the data in the file should be interperted.