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Re: 9p/plumber to replace D-Bus?

On 20141208_1643+0100, berenger.morel@neutralite.org wrote:
> Le 08.12.2014 14:18, Marty a écrit :
> >I almost tagged this off-topic but it's directed toward ordinary Debian
> >users (with developer backgrounds). I first raised this on
> >modular-debian but I want to get some ideas from a wider audience.
> >
> >I'm starting to get familiar with Plan 9 and D-Bus, to compare how they
> >try to solve the same set of problems.
> >
> >Plan 9 concepts attempt to solve Unix problems in a very different
> >way than Opendesktop.org. For people wanting to return to the original
> >Unix concepts, 9p/plumber (or an updated version) seems like a natural
> >fit going forward, for basic IPC purposes. 9p is already in Linux, and
> >probably could be ported to the other Debian ports.
> >
> >I realize I just have to convince millions of people to re-plumb their
> >core OS in a short period of time, but recent history teaches us that it
> >that this is entirely feasible! Thus emboldened, I would even deign
> >to give users a choice in the matter, but realistically, this would
> >probably be an experimental project.
> You won't convince anyone if you do not build a PoC. Especially developers
> giving their time literally for free.
> Asking questions is a nice way to learn how you could do that PoC, anyway.
> Asking and trying.

What is 'PoC'? Probably will be blindly obvious once I've been told.

Paul E Condon           

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