Quote: use object versions to implement logical clocks; i.e., changes to state; slower than message clock ticks

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we conjecture that the view expressed by Lamport … [Lamport, CACM, July 1978] based on communication activity is better applied at the state … the object versions, that are relevant, not the … of magnitude slower than communication clocks (because reads … because one can write out the clock value … their stable storage infeasible. Thus, reasoning about distributed … deals with rather ephemeral and easily recreated activity, … not only more accurately drive our reasoning but …   Google-1   Google-2

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