-----BEGIN TYPE III ANONYMOUS MESSAGE----- Message-type: plaintext In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >Through the opennet. Which won't exist for, like, a year. >Hmmm..... > >On 8/26/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> >>Freenet 0.5 is an opennet. You connect to any random node that happens >> >>to be on. Freenet 0.7 doesn't have this yet. In 0.7, there is no main >> >>network. There might be now, but the idea of the way it currently is >> >>setup is to allow small groups to connect without connecting to >> >>everyone else. >> > >> >That is not true. Freenet 0.7 is designed to form one global network, not >> >multiple independent networks consisting of small groups. >> > >> >Ian. >> >> Ian, >> >> How can freenet grow to be a global network unless someone in one group >> trades connection information with someone in another group? >> >> Hypothetical - A group of people in England, another in France, another in >> Russia, and another in China have grown individual trusted 0.7 freenets. No >> one in any of these groups knows someone in the other freenet group, and >> they don't want to just advertise in IRC chat to find someone to connect to >> because they don't know and trust this as a way to add people to their >> freenet. How will these freenet groups become a part of a global network?
The answer is simple. Without open-net and at least some reasonable percentage of nodes operating as part of both open and dark nets, 0.7 will NEVER become part of any global network. It will instead be limited, broken into hundreds or thousands of little 'island netowrks' Open-net is required to tie these islands into a global network. I will repeat something I read on frost recently, "We should all start pestering the hell outta both Ian and Toad to get open-net deployed." -----END TYPE III ANONYMOUS MESSAGE----- _______________________________________________ Support mailing list Support@freenetproject.org http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support Or mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]