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Re: ! @%#/& BASE-PATH grrrrr!

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-01-17 20:52:41 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> Nope, holes are almost a guaranteed thing. If the faster transaction
> (above) aborts, then 11.18 is removed from the nodes table. No big
> deal, there are holes. As long as node revisions are well-ordered and
> can be quickly searched, holes don't matter.
>
> (Right, Jim?)

Bill Tutt wrote:

> ID space holes are a common side effect of transacted systems.
> There'd be something pretty screwed up if we actually cared about the holes.

O.K., thanks. Makes sense, also makes life easier.

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Brane �ibej
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