pathnames [Re: files, printers, etc. [Re: The feel of a Lisp

Chris Bitmead uid(x22068)
Wed, 07 May 1997 10:47:20 +1000

>>>>>(make-path *internet* "" '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.