pathnames [Re: files, printers, etc. [Re: The feel of a Lisp
Tue, 06 May 1997 12:43:33 -0700
>Date: Tue, 06 May 1997 13:25:17 +1000
>From: "Chris Bitmead uid(x22068)" <Chris.Bitmead@alcatel.com.au>
>Subject: Re: pathnames [Re: files, printers, etc. [Re: The feel of a Lisp
>>>>(make-path *internet* "abwillms.demon.co.uk" 'Public 'Hello!)
>>>You're still assuming simple tree structure with a single key for
>>>getting at your objects.
>> No he didn't. He's saying here's one path to the object. There may
>>be other just as valid paths to it.
>Ok, let me revise that...
>"You're still assuming simple directed graph structure with a single
>key for getting at your objects."
Nope, not that either. Even Unix has a many to one mapping when it
comes to its file systems.