Leaky Abstractions

added by DotNetKicks
6/2/2021 5:29:30 PM

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In the late 1990s, the Windows Shell and Internet Explorer teams introduced a lot of brilliant and intricate designs that allowed intricate extension of the shell and the browser to handle scenarios beyond what those built by Microsoft itself. For instance, Internet Explorer supported the notion of pluggable protocols ("What if some protocol, say, FTPS...


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