Re: Current developments with InterMezzo
On 14-Nov-2000 Mark Phillips wrote:
> Sean 'Shaleh' Perry [email@example.com] wrote:
>> myself and several developers are watching the lists. I have been
>> lurking since the list was created. Once they have a robust setup,
>> i suspect it will appear in debian quickly. I still have
>> apprehension over trusting my filesystem to perl.
> Why is perl a danger?
> I thought one advantage of InterMezzo was that it makes use of normal
> filesystems. Ie, you have an ext2, ext3 or ReiserFS underneath and
> the perl stuff is really for higher level transactions. Surely perl
> is reliable and appropriate for this higher level stuff??? Maybe
sorry, some of us don't like trusting system level things to high level
languages like perl. Mostly a bias. Partly a runtime efficiency thing.