BSD Firewall (long)

Richard Carlsson richardc@REDACTED
Wed Jul 23 21:20:57 CEST 2003

Is this the same Matt Dillon who wrote the DICE C compiler
integrated environment for the dear old Amiga, a long time ago?
In that case, it seems that these ideas actually come from the
Amiga OS (I'm not saying that's where they originated, though).


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Pressey" <cpressey@REDACTED>
To: "Erlang-Questions" <erlang-questions@REDACTED>
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2003 8:22 PM
Subject: Re: BSD Firewall (long)

> Sorry this is a bit late, but on the subject of BSD's, Matt Dillon has
> recently created a fork of FreeBSD called DragonFlyBSD.  I mention it
> here because while browsing the website I was struck by the similarity,
> in some important aspects, to Erlang:
> - lightweight processes
> - preferred IPC mechanism is asynch message passing
> - preferred mechanism for communicating arguments is tagged lists

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