"Chilling Effects" paper at USENIX

Frank Ch. Eigler fche at redhat.com
Wed Apr 9 12:20:20 EDT 2008

"Charles Merriam" <charles.merriam at gmail.com> writes:

> I read the paper, and it seems to summarize as:
>    1.  The BitFrost Specification is documentation, not detailed
> implementation.  The author does not read code.
> [...]
> It seems like OLPC F. should issue an immediate (preemptive) response saying:
>    1.  BitFrost is an open-source implementation.  The "BitFrost
> Specification" is a high level document and not an engineering
> specification.  Engineers can read the implementation source code.
> [...]

As shown on the Bitfrost status wiki page though, there is not that
much implementation yet to critique, so the paper's authors are
perhaps justified in looking at just the plans.

- FChE

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