Top things to see in first ALFS

Hui Zhou zhouhui at
Tue Feb 1 11:18:26 PST 2005

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 12:52:25PM -0600, James Robertson wrote:
>Gerard Beekmans wrote:
><snip good stuff>
>This is exaclty how I envisioned the client/server model.  The daemon 
>process that runs on each box is a workhorse, but does nothing until 
>told to so by the client.  I use the FTP model as an example.  The FTP 
>server does nothing but sit there and wait until a client connects to it 
>and tells it to give me a file to something.

FTP is designed to be an on-demand servant. Without command, ftp 
server does not know what to do. ALFS is desinged to build. 
If it already has everything(profile) to work, why demand it to wait?

Hui Zhou

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