I tend to say that the cost of Now scales very badly with the diameter of
the Now that you are buying. A 5 cm Now is quite cheap. A 10 m Now is
quite expensive and the cost of a 1000 km Now is more than you can imagine.
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 9:55 AM, Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org> wrote:
> Ted, this is my browser homepage ;-)
> On 04/29/2010 09:14 AM, Ted Dunning wrote:
>> In general, the guarantee is that B will do exactly as you say.... it will
>> read the new value or the old value. Your question depends on a
>> of "now" that spans several machines. That is a dangerous concept and if
>> your reasoning requires it, you are headed for trouble.
>> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 2:58 AM, Chen Bangzhong<bangzh...@gmail.com>
>> , what value will B read? new
>>> value or older value?