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Re: lynx-dev Concerning the use of abort in the source of lynx

From: Michael Sokolov
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Concerning the use of abort in the source of lynx
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 00 18:12:06 CDT

pAb-032871 <address@hidden> wrote:

> Taking the executable code reference into account, it doesn't
> seem that the body is a computer executing this code, but a network
> of billions, interconnected more like the worldwide network of
> machines.  I don't just mean the Internet or the WWW, but they
> can be included in this model along with GPS systems, banking
> networks, government data channels and so on.
> Billions of little chemical CPUs sending out protein-based requests
> for specific information, and sending other protein-based replies
> to other requests; all running different aspects of the same code,
> for different specialized tasks, but in general the same hardware/software
> platform [the ideas of hardware and software also break down in
> these discussions, but they are useful analogies up to a point].

That's pretty close.

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