[FoRK] Resource-oriented computing?
Dr. Ernie Prabhakar
drernie at radicalcentrism.org
Tue Jun 3 11:27:27 PDT 2008
On Jun 3, 2008, at 1:04 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> How is this any different than Unix file names vs. physical blocks?
> Or more generally, the Unix principle that everything is a file (or
> is named by a filename)?
It isn't, really, except that everything is a URI, and aggressively
cached/translated on demand. So, a URL is trivially mapped onto a
file descriptor local usage -- or transparently dereferenced if it is
-- Ernie P.
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