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SubjectRe: PROPOSAL: dot-proc interface [was: /proc stuff]
On Sunday 04 November 2001 18:28, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > 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.

But as he already said:
2) As /proc files change, parsers must be changed in userspace

So if only some programs use the 'dot-files' and the other still use the
crappy text interface we still have the old problem for scripts, only with a
much larger effort.

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