Re: What are the VM motivations??

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 12:53:04 EST

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Colonel wrote:

> As a physicist, I learned long ago that if you cannot use the back of
> an envelope and explain your theory to a secretary, you do not
> understand it. It has only been revealed recently where some VM
> design information may be hidden, and it's apparently out of date.
> Maintenance requires good documentation, especially in critical areas.
> I hope that your suggestion succeeds, and that a document is passed
> around, but I'll bet a large amount that it doesn't happen.

Your contributions are welcome. I'm looking forward to your
updated documentation and patches.



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