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Re: IPFS: the distributed web

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2016 05:05:26 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok0ySA47xDO+UsvDvFLp5mWFF-NYMhiXD84pyod1f_mEYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, public-credentials@w3.org
found: https://github.com/ipfs/ipfs/issues/36

On Sat, 13 Aug 2016 at 14:18 Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
wrote:

> any update?
>
> IPFS[1] Looks like a great alternative to Web-DHT[1]
>
> Tim.H.
> [1] https://ipfs.io/#uses
> [2] http://opencreds.org/specs/source/webdht/
>
> On Fri, 11 Sep 2015 at 13:47 Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On 09/10/2015 03:12 AM, Victoriano Giralt wrote:
>> > This http://ipfs.io/ just came to me this morning. And it seems like
>> > a godsend for the objectives of this group. Maybe not :-)
>>
>> Hey Victoriano,
>>
>> We've been in contact with Juan Batiz-Benet (the leader of the IPFS
>> project) for some time now with regular check-ins with him. They're
>> looking into using JSON-LD for the wire protocol for IPFS and we're
>> trying to help them out in that capacity.
>>
>> The bit of IPFS we care about is IPNS, and as Eric stated, if we can
>> re-use IPNS instead of having to build out WebDHT, it would be a big win
>> for both groups. The problem is that we're not sure if we can do that or
>> not yet.
>>
>> IPFS is also where Brendan and Andrew (who have joined the Credentials
>> CG calls) and I met each other - in the IPFS IRC channel.
>>
>> So, yes, you're right - if we can reuse that work, it would be huge.
>> We're still trying to work through that with Juan and the rest of the
>> IPFS team.
>>
>> -- manu
>>
>> --
>> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>> blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
>> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/
>>
>>
>>
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