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Re: streams and substreams

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> A question about the substream issue: Why are there several streams and 
> within each streams several substreams? (What is the rationale of having
> exactly two levels in the relations of the virtual streams? One could also 
> just
> have several streams or also provide subsubstreams etc.)

I don't know the answer to this question.  There is an example in Section
4 of streams001.pdf, but I cannot construct the general principle from the

Perhaps L'Ecuyer can offer a more extensive explanation; I've CC'ed him
on this e-mail.

Brad Lucier