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Rick Marshall wrote:
> Robert Koberg wrote:
>> Rick Marshall wrote:
>>> hierarchies fail,
>> hmmm... isn't the internet a hierarchy? has that failed?
> the internet addressing is, the www isn't - it's a large associative
> memory and i'd be willing to argue that's exactly why it works.
> the internet works because you find machines by following routers, often
> going up and down hierarchies to get to them. but routers can put
> non-hierarchical links into the system. there's often more than one way
> to get between machines.
so? its still a hierarchy, right?