Official git export

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Tue Aug 30 01:03:35 UTC 2011

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 06:01:01PM -0700 I heard the voice of
Julian Elischer, and lo! it spake thus:
> With a distributed system one spends all sorts of time making sure
> that what YOU think is in release X is what the guy you are helping
> debug thinks is in it..
> Gone is the ability to say "That came in with rev 23456 so if you
> are later than that you have it."

Just because it's true of System X, which is in the class of
"distributed systems", doesn't mean it's inherent in the class...

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
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