On 04/11/2010 09:33 PM, Nick Arnett wrote: > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 5:14 PM, John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com> wrote: > >> >> This is useful stuff for dealing with infinite sequences of events -- like, >> picking a random example, the insertion of new tweets into a materialized >> timeline (a cache of the timeline vector). > > > The Twitter stream is an infinite sequence of events... now that's serious > optimism about how long Twitter will exist! > > Sorry, just had to say it. > > Of course, some infinities are bigger than others. > > Nick > >
Ah yes ... and the "tweet rate" is growing "exponentially" ... except that such growth is economically implausible. Thanks for reminding me - another Chirp question for Google Moderator. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky http://borasky-research.net/m-edward-ed-borasky/ @znmeb "I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God." ~Alan Hovhaness -- To unsubscribe, reply using "remove me" as the subject.