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From Dave <>
Subject Re: Future of Apache wave [Was: Re: Advantages of P2P messaging?]
Date Fri, 14 Jun 2013 08:45:47 GMT
Out of interest, how close does the Google Walkabout SLOB layer (Shared 
Live Object) come to this?


On 14/06/13 09:39, Michael MacFadden wrote:
> Bruno / Sam,
> This is the tricky part.  You can abstract "some" parts of the operation
> but not all.  The whole point of the OT Stack is to adjust the parameters
> of you operations so that they have the same meaning in multiple contexts.
>   We can't abstract away all of those parameters because the transformation
> functions must define rules to transform those parameters.
> That said, in an object oriented language you typically have two types of
> entities.  Object Types and Primitive Types.  You may need operations than
> handle both.  For example, the things you may do to an int, may be
> different than what you would do with a "Person" object.  The things you
> do with an Array may be different than that things you do with a Map.
> Correctly defining this set of operations is tricky and, as I said, part
> of ongoing research.  But the approach is sound from an idealistic
> standpoint.  Whether it is practical or not is another story.
> ~Michael

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