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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: proxying
Date Tue, 23 Jan 1996 17:40:06 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.... :-)

I just started young. And I've had grey hairs since I was 17  :-(

Cheers,

Ben.

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