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Re: The politics and other realities of names.... bear 01 Feb 2006 02:18 UTC

On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Alex Shinn wrote:

> Either way, there's certainly no need to rely on a "stable well known
> place," that's just one of the possibilities, which conflicts with
> the goal of being decentralized.

Is Usenet a "stable well-known place?"  'cause if I want something to
be available forever, all I have to do is publish it on usenet and let
the archive monsters eat it.  In fact, we could use NNTP directly to
distribute decentralized libraries and people could subscribe to
whatever section of the taxonomic hierarchy they wanted.