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Benefit of NFS - response to Brad Miller's query

A major benefit of NFS from the Symbolics side is that it allows you
to have full versioning just like a LMFS. This is hacked in as numerc
extentions on the unix end of things. It means that you can use a
unix machine to store your system code, different versions of it,
and patches just like a LMFS. This is NOT possible using IP, and is
a real boon, as far as I'm concerned. A Sun 4 is great file server,
let me use as much of my local (more expensive) disk for paging as