Subject: Re: self-hosting gc From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 14:46:51 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * Frode Vatvedt Fjeld <firstname.lastname@example.org> | The old lisp machines lacked OS protection mechanisms like address | spaces, didn't they? Did they suffer substantially from this design? They would today, since all kinds of creep can and do get access to computers. Besides, if anyone would implement a system that invites intrusion and viruses and malicious abuse and is completely helpless in the face of such abuse, they would be violating a number of Microsoft patents on how _not_ to design software. /// -- In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none. In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.