NotesThin vs. fat box entries

Thin vs. fat box entries draft

A Condensation box entry is a hash that points to an envelope.

In theory, boxes could store envelopes (fat entries) instead of hashes pointing to envelopes (thin entries). This, however, would have the following disadvantages:

Thin entries therefore simplify the store design. Since envelopes are immutable, they can be treated as regular objects.