In message <98Se...@qew.cs.toronto.edu>, David Hollandwrites:
I think this is a false dichotomy; the way I'd probably implement it
if I set out on such a project is neither of these, but a mixture, as
I pretty much thought so a couple of years ago as well.
Then I tried to implement it.
Heheh. Well, I already wrote half of one of these things.
but in theory it *should* work...
Well, yes, so did the Beirut peace accord, the bosnian cease-fire
and the "peace in our time" letter-of-intent.
There is an awful lot of space between "it *should* work" and
"it *does* work".
although I'll grant I forgot to design in removable media.
Those are not really as much trouble as one would think.
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