[Dev] Existing p2p systems for getting offline node back up to date?
tr2002 at jrtr.org
Thu Nov 14 13:13:36 PST 2002
On Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at 03:07 PM, 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.
> -- Andy
If Chandler goes this way, I think some weight should be given to
making these messages human readable and even writable. I would love
to be able to send myself a Task from my Yahoo mail account.
YAML (yaml.org) seems to have incorporated true human readability as a
design goal (along with being highly compatible with scripting
languages and a few others).
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