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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: proxying
Date Tue, 23 Jan 1996 03:24:33 GMT

> > Exactly right.  That's why when people say "why aren't more web servers 
> > based entirely on databases", I smile.  Think about it, the Unix 
> > filesystem really is a pretty nice database of sorts, it would be amazing 
> > if it had support for arbitrary file metainformation (right now people 
> > overload file permissions and other metainfo to accomplish this - 
> > i.e., XBITHACK) and quick lookup indexes, sort of a combined relational 
> > and object database.  But then I guess that's what Illustra is selling...
> 
> I thought this was done a very long time ago and called Pick?
> 

Wow! you *are* old.... :-)





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