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From Jens Alfke <>
Subject Re: distributed counters
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:40:15 GMT

On Jan 29, 2014, at 1:26 PM, Simon Metson <> wrote:

> Thats fragile/brittle in a distributed system. Imagine you had a large number of conflicts,
with a very complicated revision history - the simple merge isn’t practical. 

How so? I'm not claiming it's the most practical system, but I don't see how it could lose
data as long as the participants play fair (always adding new keys).


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