Subject: Re: Feature bloat... Possible idea...
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/09/1996 08:57:23
>> Has anyone implemented a filesystem with copy-on-write semantics?  I'd like

>Such a thing has once been implemented in the Eumel programming
>environment.  (Eumel is based around the Elan languague, which is Algol
>in lines and only modified lines are un-shared. Uninterestingly, FILE
>was defined as something like array of array of characters, with fixed
>upper limits, which made the whole thing useless.

Oh, I don't know if that was the problem.  I found Elan, in general,
to be pretty useless... ;-)

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