[rescue] Re:EMACS

Greg A. Woods rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 27 20:34:14 CDT 2001

[ On Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at 18:41:41 (EDT), dave at cca.org wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Re:EMACS
> I agree with userspace file systems, *however*, I have a much more
> interesting solution for the ftp problem: have the OS understand *URLs*
> as filenames (paths, whatever).

That's what the "portal" filesystem is all about.  You just write the
daemon that does the work, and the user sees a namespace implemented by
your daemon.

You have to be really really really really really really careful though
if you want to keep things secure.

							Greg A. Woods

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