Term "Configuration"

Brian T Rice water@tunes.org
Sat Apr 19 19:37:02 2003

On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, Brian T Rice wrote:

> On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Jeff Cutsinger wrote:
> > I've been lurking in this discussion for a while, and i want to make
> > sure i have the idea correct. Basically, a configuration is a collection
> > of objects + a set of rules about how they relate or must relate to each
> > other?
> Well, we have to have rules that are actual objects. The point of
> configurations is to refer directly to the things at-hand, so I can't use
> equations unless they are expressed directly as meta-objects of the given
> ones. But otherwise, you are correct.

I should re-iterate from another post in case it isn't clear to you that
attributes are included in these kinds of meta-objects, and TUNES' very
very broad definition of attribute, at that:


Brian T. Rice
LOGOS Research and Development