>Rob Landley pointed out correctly that the vitality flag was not
>actually solving this problem, and it was an ugly wart on the
>language. Instead, there's a symbol property "BOOTABLE" in the new
>rulebase that is attached to IDE and SCSI hardware symbols that are
>controllers for what could be boot devices.
Wasn't this SunOS (Larry?): "Can't boot a typewriter."
Actually, some can. Or maybe their current incarnation, the serial port.
Will you make every thinkable device "BOOTABLE"? USB?
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