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Re: SDSI syntax

At 04:36 PM 4/29/96 EDT, Ron Rivest wrote:
>The ability to nest objects inside each other is tremendously powerful
>and useful.

Ron and I disagreed about this offline, but I thought I would point out to
the list that if you use Greg Rose's hashes as a kind of generalized pointer
to a parenthesized S-expression, at whatever level of nesting, you might
achieve some efficiencies -- either of transmission or of processing.
Apparently, Ron and Butler had considered and discarded the idea, but I
suspect it's worth considering further by implementors.

 - Carl

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