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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.

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    Daniel
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