>>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?

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