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File Managing and Program Execution in Web Operating Systems

Bravetti, Mario;
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  • Published: 27 May 2010
Web Operating Systems can be seen as an extension of traditional Operating Systems where the addresses used to manage files and execute programs (via the basic load/execution mechanism) are extended from local filesystem path-names to URLs. A first consequence is that, similarly as in traditional web technologies, executing a program at a given URL, can be done in two modalities: either the execution is performed client-side at the invoking machine (and relative URL addressing in the executed program set to refer to the invoked URL) or it is performed server-side at the machine addressed by the invoked URL (as, e.g., for a web service). Moreover in this context,...
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