Fwd: Re: Reed's views, was [e2e] Cannara's views

Barney Wolff barney at databus.com
Mon Apr 16 23:33:14 PDT 2001

You folks must have been living in a very small universe! :)

Barney Wolff

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 10:00:16PM -0400, John Day wrote:
> >
> >And by the way, there was concern that there would be enough.  The 
> >argument for 48 bits at the time, as I remember it, was that if each 
> >device weighed 1kg, then 2**48kg was more than the mass of the 
> >universe.  We all got a little chuckle out of it as I remember.

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