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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: dot-proc interface [was: /proc stuff]
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On November 4, 2001 05:45 pm, Tim Jansen wrote:
> > The dot-proc file is basically a binary encoding of Lisp (or XML), e.g. it
> > is a list of elements, wherein an element can itself be a list (or a
>
> Why would anybody want a binary encoding?

Because they have a computer?

> It needs special parsers and will be almost impossible to access from shell
> scripts.

No, look, he's proposing to put the binary encoding in hidden .files. The
good old /proc files will continue to appear and operate as they do now.

--
Daniel
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