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On mar, 2011-11-01 at 16:48 +0100, Petite Abeille wrote:
> On Nov 1, 2011, at 4:34 PM, Stefan Reich wrote:
> > The mobile code revolution is one that is still strangely lacking from
> > computer science - and I believe it is imminent.
> Everything old is new again :)

In networking there existed (exists?) this thing called "active
networking" and "programmable networks". A rather extreme case of mobile
code: data packets contain code that is executed in the network nodes,
and that code does the routing directing further propagation.