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Re: queries about *query-io*

I'm afraid this approach would not work very well in a multi-user
environment.  In VMS, for example, the user can submit a job to a batch
queue and then log off the interactive terminal and go away for a week.  It
would not be looked upon very kindly by other users to have this batch job
sitting indefinitely waiting for the user to log back on again so it can
ask him/her a question, and all the while consuming cpu time and clogging up
the batch queue.  And the problem is not unique to VMS -- one can do similar
things under Unix and probably other operating systems as well.