cloud computing (and python)?

Aahz aahz at
Thu Jan 3 05:35:37 CET 2008

In article <69337707-ff18-4b39-af0a-78cf0a14b667 at>,
Aaron Watters  <aaron.watters at> wrote:
>Ok, so if we include yahoo mail and gmail in "cloud computing" then I
>guess usenet is also cloud computing.

Usenet actually is a good example of cloud computing, but only at the
article distribution level.  Netnews clients are *not* examples of cloud
computing (except maybe Google Groups).  The question is whether there
exists an API and infrastructure that supports distributed computing and
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