Top things to see in first ALFS

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
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?


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Hui Zhou



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