Posted Sep 22, 2005 6:18 UTC (Thu) by man_ls
In reply to: Tool approach
Parent article: Five Pitfalls of Linux Sockets Programming (developerWorks)
Yes, I think I see the same thing: the original ideas that were fit for a stream of characters (cat, diff, grep) are not that good for a world of graphical interfaces, complex hierarchical objects and roaming networking. Of course there is nothing wrong with the Unix heritage!
But we do not agree on what follows from there: you say that Unix is exactly what you want. Pike seems to say that Unix might (even should) be extended to encompass this new world of ours. And why not?
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