David Pennell dpennell at
Mon Mar 20 16:20:37 UTC 2000

Lex Spoon wrote:

> Agreed.  On the other hand, why don't we just have the VM's deal with
> this internally?  They could  put initializeNetwork() at the top of each
> primitive, instead of just failing.  It's at least as easy to do
> initializeNetwork(), as it is to do "if(!initialized) FAIL()".

I took a quick look at the Windows and Unix network support and it looks
there are only a couple of places that would need to change in order to
lazy initialize.

I'll send diff's if the platform God's are amenable.


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