On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 10:19:15AM -0400, urza9814 at gmail.com wrote: > .7 has very few users, very little content, and no opennet. > It's useless for new users. > > And the security that you say is better has yet to be tested. I > wouldn't bet on something that's only been around for a few months vs. > something that's been slowly improving for...well, longer than I've > known freenet.
Has anyone ever seriously tried to attack 0.5? I don't think so. So even 0.5's security is yet to be tested. > > On 8/21/06, Julien Cornuwel <batosai at batosai.net> wrote: > >an ominous cow herd a ?crit : > > > >>I can empathize. Freenet is is one of the first projects that I've seen > >take > >>a working application and push it aside, while directing new users to an > >>alpha version. The way it would normally be done is listing Freenet 0.5 > >as > >>the stable version instead of the "unsupported" version, and 0.7 as the > >alpha > >>version still under development. New users would opt for the stable > >version. > >>Having new users directed to an alpha version while the stable version is > >>fully functioning is quite strange. > >> > >> > > > >My point of view is that Freenet has always been a work-in-progress. The > >0.5 version you call "stable" was under developpement just before > >becoming unsupported. It has never been stable : google a bit and you'll > >find scripts for restarting it every night because of its "unstability". > > > >Did you try both versions ? If yes, you should have noticed that they > >are quite as stable and that 0.7 offers far better performances and > >AFAIK the same security level. > > > >So, why should the developpers of the project push newcomers to an > >old/buggy/unsupported/user-hostile network while they are working on > >another one that is *already* better ? > > > >My 2 cents > > > > > >_______________________________________________ > >Support mailing list > >Support at freenetproject.org > >http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support > >Unsubscribe at > >http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support > >Or mailto:support-request at freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe > > > > > > > > > -- > <HTML> > <a href="http://www.spreadfirefox.com/?q=affiliates&id=0&t=57"><img > border="0" alt="Get Firefox!" title="Get Firefox!" > src="http://sfx-images.mozilla.org/affiliates/Buttons/180x60/blank.gif"/></a> > _______________________________________________ > Support mailing list > Support at freenetproject.org > http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support > Unsubscribe at > http://emu.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support > Or mailto:support-request at freenetproject.org?subject=unsubscribe > -- Matthew J Toseland - toad at amphibian.dyndns.org Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/ ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. Our Boss says so. -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: signature.asc Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 189 bytes Desc: Digital signature URL: <https://emu.freenetproject.org/pipermail/support/attachments/20060821/808d6f13/attachment.pgp>