Re: Lets get physical

From: Cimode <>
Date: 16 Jun 2006 03:07:55 -0700
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Got your point...Now just read...
paul c wrote:
> Bob Badour wrote:
> ...
> > I may be deluding myself, but I had a little help... from Fabian. In
> > private correspondence, he very briefly described TRM as an abstract
> > implementation model that would lie between the logical relational model
> > and the physical media. I don't pretend to know or understand anything
> > about TRM.
> I think that's more or less what I remember seeing, *somewhere*. So,
> having gaps in my theoretical knowledge but not, I hope, so many as to
> make me feel I can't comment here and there, I think it is reasonable to
> test what I can see in the theory vis-a-vis update effort, storage size
> and other complexity such as whether the techniques imply garbage
> collection and so forth, counting pointers and such. Proof in the
> pudding and so forth.
> Since I have also admitted that it may well be that TRM's theory is
> deeper than I can think (i.e., it may contain more novelty than I can
> see, which I am willing to accept on faith from a source like FP) being
> especially interested in faster, leaner and rm-faithful impl'ns, I don't
> have much choice but to try to approach it from conventional angles and
> hope something useful comes from that. This is my attempt to explain my
> motivation.
> p
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