Ah. Didn't know there were systems like that.
Thanks for the note.
"N. C a r r o l l" wrote:
> From: Eric Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> > "N. C a r r o l l" wrote:
> > >
> > > Lee, regarding your comment that chat would not need
> > > versioning. (And I supposed the same would be true of
> > > hypermail.)
> > >
> > Lee was pointing out that chat systems would
> > not need node versioning, because they are purely
> > additive systems (add another new node). New
> > information is added (appended) to the system,
> > and the whole schmeer is archived (or not, as
> > desired), but in any event node-versioning is not
> > required.
> Asynchronous chat is not purely additive; some
> systems allow users to edit their own posts. Of
> course one can then simply archive the post-edit
> shmeer, but the previous version will be lost.
> Nicholas Carroll
> Travel: firstname.lastname@example.org
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