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Re: Inheritance that can add/remove and new occam?

Richard Beton wrote:
> Anyone here remember Perihelion's Helios? It was a Unix like thing for
> transputers. It had a shell scripting language that allowed programs to be
> conjoined in a sort-of CSP like way. It was explicitly intended to allow systems
> to be constructed from components that communicated through pipes (in the Unix
> sense), although these pipes were lighter-weight things that were clearly
> influenced by occam channels. The Unix process components were programmed in C
> (IIRC, the only programming language on Helios was C).

People are still using Helios. And they pop up on comp.sys.transputer
now and again.

Dr A E Lawrence (from home)