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Re: Does propset really need to take it's value from a file?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2001-03-14 17:25:27 CET

"B. W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> writes:

> > So I think it's convenient for the user to be able to store a binary
> > file in a property value. It could be an icon, a self-portrait, a
> > non-asciified public key, whatever.
>
> Ahh. Now I understand your intent (although I must say that I don't
> know that this is a feature that most (or even more than a few) people
> would use, but that's probably just the CLI in me talking.

I guess our feeling about properties is: make no policies, just
provide the raw ability. Let users and hackers figure out what they
want to do with them. We just want to keep the door open to
binary-ness.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006

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