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    SubjectRe: ANNOUNCE: Linux Kernel ORB: kORBit


    On Sat, 9 Dec 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > Yeah... "Infinitely extendable API" and all such. Roughly translated
    > > as "we can't live without API bloat". Frankly, judging by the GNOME
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    > > codebase people who designed the thing are culturally incompatible with
    ^^^^^^^^
    > > UNIX.
    >
    > Oh they are definitely unix people, but ORBit is about solving a very
    > different sort of problem to scribbling bits on a disk, or it was until very
    > crazy people got involved

    <shrug> From what I've seen in GNOME it's mostly about avoiding pipes
    religiously and putting everything and a kitchen sink into the same
    process. I'm not saying that it has no valid uses, but it definitely
    had contributed to the bloat in case of GNOME.

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