I dunno who yanked that post out of the dewar, but I'm referring to
the kind of networking which see signalling latency.
Trying to ascertain that a given piece of up to date with all the other
versions of the same piece living in boxes littered across the entire
global landscape results in traffic. A lot of traffic. Huge gobs of pointless
Either that, or you frequently run into out of date versions. Does
okay for a daily newspaper, does lousy for an object that changes
on submicrosecond scale.
> Jeff Bone <email@example.com> writes:
> > Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de wrote:
> > > I see where you're coming from, but I consider the problem set unsolvable.
> > A little replication goes a long way. ;-) A little automation goes even further. Smart
> > caches help a lot. Ever used Coda? Nice filesystem if you're on *ix...
> FWIW CVS has similar functionality and is only slightly clumsier to
> use, and significantly more predictable.
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