Subject: Re: Soft update code integrated into the main tree
To: Todd Cohen <>
From: Assar Westerlund <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/16/1999 16:10:15
Todd Cohen <> writes:
> Ok, I've seen this mentioned many times, and I just can't figure out what
> soft update is.. can someone please enlighten me? :)

The original paper about soft updates is at

and a paper about the BSD implementation was presented at the 1999
USENIX Annual Technical Conference, see