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Re: Instant chats and central servers
At 11:35 AM 5/8/2001 -0700, Sean Donelan wrote:
As currently implemented, probably so.No central server appears to mean no instant messages, am I correct?
This is why I'm so interested in maintaining the Any Source Multicast model, in a way that doesn't require any given group to depend on an Internet-wide rendezvous point.
In other words, the network directly supports the persistent space (the multicast group) without a central server.
Hmm. Is flooding the only way to do the dissemination of information without doing it client/server?
Bill Nickless http://www.mcs.anl.gov/people/nickless +1 630 252 7390
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