FLUORINE is to be a set of optional ARGON kernel modules that provide gateways between the entity-based world of ARGON and widespread existing protocols and data formats.

This is required to allow:

Without FLUORINE, even if I get all of ARGON implemented, it will never succeed - as it'll be a walled garden. That's no fun!

Note that XENON may provide some tools for non-ARGON systems to talk to ARGON, in the form of a client implementation of MERCURY and CARBON.

FLUORINE will be a set of components: