Re: OT: Fires in California
|From:||Sai Emrys <sai@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 26, 2007, 23:31|
On 10/25/07, Rick Harrison <rick@...> wrote:
> The fires in California hint at why it is a _good_ thing that conlang wikis and webpages are
> scattered and decentralized. When data is gathered in one place it is vulnerable to fire,
> flood, earthquake, hacking, nuclear attack, and so forth. The more decentralized and
> autonomous (we and) our web resources are, the stronger we are.
Having decentralization of data *storage*, and having decentralization
of data *content*, are very different things.
You can have centralized content stored in a decentralized manner
(think Google), or decentralized content stored in a centralized
manner (think recent San Francisco datacenter messup).