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Ka-Ping Yee ping@lfw.org
Sun, 7 Nov 1999 17:49:07 -0800 (PST)


On Sun, 7 Nov 1999, Mark S. Miller wrote:
> Recent Terminology Abuse Shows Unix World Has Capability Envy.

Very cute.  I suspect, however, that this use of the term
"capability" isn't so recent.  I'm holding out for word from
Norm or Jonathan or somebody who is familiar with POSIX 1.e
and how it came to be.  There's a lot of history to understand
here, and we can't proceed effectively without knowing the
history.


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