[e2e] About the primitives and their value
touch at ISI.EDU
Mon Aug 14 16:46:08 PDT 2006
Pekka Nikander wrote:
>> If we saw a paradigm that didn't relocate the problem (e.g., as
>> publish/subscribe does), sure. I haven't seen one yet. From an
>> information theoretic view, I'm not sure it's possible, either, but I'd
>> be glad to see suggestions.
> I'm afraid you may be underestimating the value relocating a problem
> might have.
Relocation can have a benefit - if the issue were whether the receiver
can keep pace with unsolicited input. It does not remove or reduce the
amount of unsolicited input that must be handled. I.e., affecting scale
helps only where scale is the perceived problem. Simply shuffling the
unsolicited requests around doesn't reduce the number of them.
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