[Dev] Existing p2p systems for getting offline node back up to date?

Kent Sandvik sandvik at mac.com
Thu Nov 14 11:13:19 PST 2002


On Wednesday, Nov 13, 2002, at 12:07 US/Pacific, Andy Hertzfeld wrote:

>       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.

SOAP the protocol actually supports email transport layers, now it's a 
little bit overhead with parsing SOAP protocols, but in case that opens 
up more avenues for smart routings as well as connecting to SOAP 
services from Chandler...

--Kent




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