Re: DKRs without the "K"

From: Malcolm Dean (
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 11:54:37 PST

Distribution and granularity brings up a new architecture of which you might
take advantage, called GAMIX.
I've also attached a recent article on Northrup's work. See the end of the
article for more on GAMIX.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Eugene Eric Kim" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2001 12:02 PM
Subject: Re: DKRs without the "K"

> On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Lee Iverson wrote:
> > After reading a few of the grove introductions, I'm way psyched. That
> > exactly the conclusion I've come to. What I'm designing is a
> > grove engine. I need to understand more about the granularity, but the
> > of having a few basic building blocks for all structured document types
> > a means of manipulating them in a distributed environment is going to be
> > a real killer app.
> Cool. It looks like we're starting to reach consensus on the big picture
> Incidentally, I'm very glad we're having this discussion; it makes me feel
> less urgent about finishing up and posting my amalgam of technical notes
> and commentary.
> I'm curious about how your design handles links. In a previous message:
> you seem to imply that links are stored in your repository. I can vaguely
> see how that would work. A nice result is that links would inherit the
> capabilities of the repository, such as version control. But I'm not
> so sure about what the other benefits would be. I'm also seeing potential
> for some serious wackiness. You could have links to links, for example,
> or metalinks. I think my brain is going to explode. :-)
> Looking forward to your presentation tomorrow morning.
> -Eugene
> --
> +=== Eugene Eric Kim ===== =====
> | "Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they
> +===== can have an excuse to drink alcohol." --Steve Martin

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