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SubjectRe: ANNOUNCE: Linux Kernel ORB: kORBit
According to Alexander Viro:
> On Wed, 13 Dec 2000, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> > According to Alexander Viro:
> > > 9P is quite simple and unlike CORBA it had been designed for taking
> > > kernel stuff to userland. Besides, authors definitely understand
> > > UNIX...
> >
> > As nice as 9P is, it'll need some tweaks to work with Linux.
> > For example, it limits filenames to 30 characters; that's not OK.
>
> For RPC-style uses? Why?

For the same reason C compilers recognize more than eight significant
characters in externals, even though ANSI doesn't require them to.
--
Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <chip@valinux.com>
"Give me immortality, or give me death!" // Firesign Theatre
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