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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Nit

From: Mark A. Flacy
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Nit
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2003 22:35:13 -0500

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:
Tom> There's definately cost/value trade-offs in that problem space and
Tom> implementing in C just makes those a lot sharper.  Maybe somebody
Tom> should write a Common Lisp or Java version of arch :-)

You're probably just pulling limbs, but a Java version of arch won't really

No concept of group or owner and no concept of permission bits[1].

You *can* get around such things via some native library code, but that
rather defeats the "run-anywhere" model.

[1]  Read-only and hidden files are supported.

 Mark A. Flacy
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