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SubjectRe: CML2-2.1.3 is available
"Eric S. Raymond" <> writes:

>Rob Landley pointed out correctly that the vitality flag was not
>actually solving this problem, and it was an ugly wart on the
>language. Instead, there's a symbol property "BOOTABLE" in the new
>rulebase that is attached to IDE and SCSI hardware symbols that are
>controllers for what could be boot devices.

Wasn't this SunOS (Larry?): "Can't boot a typewriter."

Actually, some can. Or maybe their current incarnation, the serial port.

Will you make every thinkable device "BOOTABLE"? USB?


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