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What happens when two different nodes have the same Lamport clock ID

tl;dr As Lamport writes at the top of page 561 of Time, Clocks, and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System: To break ties, we use any arbitrary total ordering $\prec$ of the processes. To ...
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Topological/metric space formed by behaviors of distributed system: Safety and Liveness

The standard reference for the topological characterisation is Bowen Alpern and Fred B. Schneider. Defining liveness. Information Processing Letters, 21(4): 181–185, October 1985. One notable ...
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