Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 11:20:15
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 10:30:00AM -0700, Greywolf wrote:

 > - someone thinks it's a good idea.

In this case, the "someone" is "a lot of people", and they have a very
legitimate reason:

	1. dlopen() opens the door to more flexible pluggable auth

	2. dlopen() is needed for pluggable locales.

(2) is *extremely* important ... for all those languages which do not
use the ASCII character set.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>