[Dev] Existing p2p systems for getting offline node back up to date?
ray.ryan at pobox.com
Wed Nov 13 10:06:57 PST 2002
This is an excerpt from a discussion on the Design list.
On Monday, November 11, 2002, at 02:36 PM, Jeremy Hylton wrote:
>>>>>> "MCF" == Mike C Fletcher <mcfletch at rogers.com> writes:
> MCF> Regarding peer-to-peer sharing: There are a number of
> MCF> message-passing system (Spread and the like) which support
> MCF> synchronisation with hosts which may be offline at the moment
> MCF> the message is sent (without a centralised server).
> Spread is not such a system. Spread will deliver a message to every
> current group member and provides a variety of reliability
> guarantees. In all cases, a message is delivered to currently active
> group members. It does not store messages.
> Spread is a very nice package, regardless.
If Spread doesn't support this kind of thing (catching up on messages
delivered while offline, or otherwise getting back in sync), what does?
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