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Re: [ontolog-forum] What words mean

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From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 10:57:56 -0600
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>The web may be large and complex, but it is definitely *not* random
>in any sense; almost every page on the web can be compacted by a
>large fraction; and the entire web contains an enormous amount of
>duplication that would permit great compaction if anybody wanted
>to spend the time and money to do so.    (01)

Although this is only a guess, it may well be that Google have looked 
into this seriously. Google maintain server farms which store the 
entire Web, indexed and hashed. The electricity bills alone are many 
millions of dollars per year. If anyone had a motive to compact the 
Web, they do.    (02)

Pat    (03)

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