[Dev] Existing p2p systems for getting offline node back up to
andy at differnet.com
Wed Nov 13 12:07:48 PST 2002
Ray Ryan wrote:
> If Spread doesn't support this kind of thing (catching up on messages
> delivered while offline, or otherwise getting back in sync), what does?
One simple answer is email. I think we can use email for lots of
store-and-forward sharing purposes. Emails with special headers sent to
other instances of Chandler wouldn't be presented as normal email but
instead be used as the store-and-forward part of the sharing framework.
You could even build a Groove-like, transaction-based relay server out
of simple email, so no special purpose servers are required to be deployed.
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