The knee-jerk reaction to fulfilling these requirements
interoperably is to convert all data formats into XML. — A Manifesto for
Heard about Dragonfly BSD, which has a particular interesting feature: It can freeze and thaw running processes. For example, you type C-e, and the current process gets dumped to disk. An utility then can reload the process from that dump. Very cool.
I know people that keep their dead tortoise in the freezer.
NP: Black Monday—Fixated