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SubjectRe: Yet another design for /proc. Or actually /kernel.
Erik Hensema wrote:

> Here's my go at a new design for /proc. I designed it from a userland
> point of view and tried not to drown myself into details.


> - Multiple values per file when needed
> A file is a two dimensional array: it has lines and every line
> can consist of multiple fields.
> A good example of this is the current /proc/mounts.
> This can be parsed very easily in all languages.

> No need for single-value files, that's oversimplification.

This is fine for reading, but it makes it harder for humans to change
values in /proc - eg, echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_ecn


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