[TUHS] First appearance of named pipes

Jon Steinhart jon at fourwinds.com
Mon Mar 9 08:04:27 AEST 2020

Rob Pike writes:
> Always bemused me that to get a named local I/O connection one ended up with "Unix domain (what does that even mean?) sockets" 
> rather than named pipes, especially since sockets are about as natural a Unix concept as lawn mowers.

I love my Unix lawn mower.  The great thing about it is that I don't need a separate
lawn mower for each type of grass, and that I can hook things like mulchers up using
a pipe.


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