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Re: Maintaining NodeID sanity

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-05-12 13:11:05 CEST

On Sat, May 11, 2002 at 03:11:07PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> - Karl argues that integers imply ordering of txn-ids, so
> programmers will be *semantically* confused when they they seem to
> be out-of-order.

That confusion would only true on the presumption that people will attempt
to relate and compare the two txn-ids. I don't believe anybody will do that.
Thus, you won't have a "semantic confusion", but you'll still end up with
the "syntactic confusion" (as you termed them).


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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