Why Aren't Mirrors Canonical

Urs Hoelzle Urs.Hoelzle at Eng.Sun.COM
Thu Oct 15 16:57:19 UTC 1992

R James Noble writes:
> Can anyone see any problems with this approach? Just out of (self)
> interest, why aren't mirrors canonical at the VM level? (speed?)

There's no deep reason, we just didn't think it was necessary.  But
you have a good point, we should probably change this.  (By the way,
activation mirrors are canonical even today.)


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