globals considered harmfull.

David Ungar David.Ungar at Eng.Sun.COM
Wed Mar 23 04:55:14 UTC 1994

>I think that the problem might be best solved by extending the VM to
>have restrictions on what processes can change what objects/slots. It
>could be ids, groups of ids or whatever.
>This might be prototyped by modifying slots assignment code.
>This potentially allows multiuser ability.
>You could also allow 'different' objects (e.g. lobby) for different
>processes (this also allows multiuser ability). This also avoids one
>process/user trashing another as well.

This is a good idea that has surfaced before--I think it has the
germ of something quite powerful!


-- Dave

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