[cap-talk] Why is EQ so dang fascinating?

Charles Landau clandau at macslab.com
Fri Nov 2 22:14:24 EDT 2007


At 8:00 AM -0400 10/27/07, Mark Miller wrote:
>Although above we show a trivial implementation of join in terms of
>EQ, Dean has previously posted techniques which can successfully
>implement join in a system without EQ. ... Since join is adequate
>for Grant Matching, Dean has indeed successfully answered this
>longest-standing challenge to his position on the EQ debate.

What hasn't been shown is a technique that can implement a join 
operation without EQ that completes in a bounded time regardless of 
the capabilities being joined.


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