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'append-only' is a better description than 'write-once'.

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tristanls committed Oct 18, 2013
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@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ _Stability: 1 - [Experimental](https://github.com/tristanls/stability-index#stab
[![NPM version](https://badge.fury.io/js/alldata.png)](http://npmjs.org/package/alldata)
-AllData is a distributed master-less write-once immutable event store database implementing "All Data" part of [Lambda Architecture](http://www.slideshare.net/nathanmarz/runaway-complexity-in-big-data-and-a-plan-to-stop-it).
+AllData is a distributed master-less append-only immutable event store database implementing "All Data" part of [Lambda Architecture](http://www.slideshare.net/nathanmarz/runaway-complexity-in-big-data-and-a-plan-to-stop-it).
![All Data in Lambda Architecture](images/alldata.png)
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-- _Albert Einstein, "On the Method of Theoretical Physics" The Herbert Spencer Lecture, delivered at Oxford (10 June 1933)_
-AllData is a distributed master-less write-once immutable event store database implementing "All Data" part of [Lambda Architecture](http://www.slideshare.net/nathanmarz/runaway-complexity-in-big-data-and-a-plan-to-stop-it). It attempts to do nothing more than fulfill the "All Data" design considerations that are as follows:
+AllData is a distributed master-less append-only immutable event store database implementing "All Data" part of [Lambda Architecture](http://www.slideshare.net/nathanmarz/runaway-complexity-in-big-data-and-a-plan-to-stop-it). It attempts to do nothing more than fulfill the "All Data" design considerations that are as follows:
* **Lambda Architecture.** AllData is meant to be part of a system designed according to Lambda Architecture.
* **Event storage.** AllData is an event store. It stores events and is an "append-only" store.

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