More on Linda/Web

Patrick and Stefan pick up on my “Linda did win” meme

Obviously the Web isn’t Linda; clearly, there are important differences. But IMO, there are more important similarities. Both Stefan and Patrick claim, in effect, that the way the Web is used today doesn’t leverage those similarities. While I agree that we haven’t yet taken full advantage of it, the most common use of the Web today is for browsing in a Web browser, and I see that as very similar to just rd()-ing (reading) a space, or at least far more similiar to the Web than a Web services approach of invoking getStockQuote or getPurchaseOrder.

How different from the human-centric Web is a tuple space returning HTML on a rd()?

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