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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). - Sai