pathnames [Re: files, printers, etc. [Re: The feel of a Lisp
Tue, 06 May 1997 14:29:54 -0700
Mike McDonald wrote:
> >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
> >To: email@example.com
> >>>>(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.
Do you mean links ?
> Mike McDonald
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