[TUHS] Unix APIs: elegant or not?

Pierre DAVID pdagog at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 17:42:31 AEST 2018

On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 08:31:25AM +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
>On Wed, 31 Oct 2018, Paul Winalski wrote:
>>I've always thought that the UNIX file primitives very elegantly 
>>adhere to this principle. [...]
>Until Berkeley introduced sockets, which has the worst API that I've 
>ever seen in Unix-land...

Do you *really* think that IPC System V primitives are better than 


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