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Re: IPFS: the distributed web

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2016 06:45:52 +0200
To: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, public-credentials@w3.org
Message-ID: <7fab2aac-5f8e-b05f-a164-b6837bf92991@gmail.com>
I have only skimmed the docs but I think the IPFS folks are overselling their stuff.
Distribution does not address unique services like for example your bank.

Anders

On 2016-08-13 07:05, Timothy Holborn wrote:
> found: https://github.com/ipfs/ipfs/issues/36
>
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2016 at 14:18 Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com <mailto: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 <mailto: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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