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backpressure for free!

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@@ -22,7 +22,8 @@ In node, the built-in
[stream module](
is used by the core libraries and can also be used by user-space modules.
Similar to unix, the node stream module's primary composition operator is called
+`.pipe()` and you get a backpressure mechanism for free to throttle writes for
+slow consumers.
Streams can help to
[separate your concerns](
@@ -38,7 +39,7 @@ Streams are an important component of
and [unix philosophy](
but there are many other important abstractions worth considering.
Just remember that [technical debt](
-is the enemy and seek the best abstractions for the problem at hand.
+is the enemy and to seek the best abstractions for the problem at hand.
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