[Foundation-l] Google Wave and Wikimedia projects

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Fri May 29 23:44:33 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 7:33 PM, Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 10:02 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> >> Adding people to a conversation already in progress is cool.  The rest
> of
> >> it...I dunno...what's the point?
> >
> > Basically, moving the Internet usage from the client-server model to
> > the peer-to-peer model with auxiliary role of servers. In other words,
> > decentralization and personalization of Internet; the process very
> > different from the centralization and unification [of look and feel]
> > processes of last ~10 years.
> >
> > While P2P networks still exist, they are still 'Internet underground".
> > If Google would be pushing Wave protocol, P2P will become mainstream.
> It's still not really P2P. The server still acts as the intermediary
> and is where the data is stored. It's just really fast client-server.

I think the P2P stands for "server2server"...  The interserver protocol
being the P2P part...

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