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From: <metze@vmetze.mrl.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 1995 06:24:31 CST
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
Cc: metze@vmetze.mrl.uiuc.edu
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> 
> <rant mode on>
> At some point in the future it may be that we will have operating systems that
> are capable of supporting the kind of features necessary to support agents
> and use by the public in general. But to get there we will have to abandon
> the current 20 year old software design philosophy.
> When UNIX was first developed operating systems of the day were written in 
> assembler. 20 years later C has replaced assemble, and for C++ just think
> of a macro assembler. With the newer languages and tools available why are
> we now using the 90's moral equivalent of assembler?
> <rant mode off>
> 
> -- 
> Alvin Starr                   ||   voice: (905)513-6717
> Eyepoint Inc.                 ||   fax:   (905)513-6718
> alvin@eyepoint.com            ||
> 

	RIGHT ON!
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