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Re: Interledger Reference Code Released

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2015 03:31:32 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJVr_eCunNa3L91__ymc+GeB4AXRo5c+_+Pgibmb4f4nQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Stefan Thomas <stefan@ripple.com>
Cc: Evan Schwartz <evan@ripple.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
On 4 November 2015 at 03:16, Stefan Thomas <stefan@ripple.com> wrote:

> > Data model: Is it documented anywhere?
>
> https://github.com/interledger/five-bells-shared/tree/master/schemas
>
> > Is there a difference between users and accounts?
>
> Right now, no. But this is on our radar as a possible future feature.
>
> > What values are permitted as valid users/accounts -- are they all
> strings, or can it be a URI?
>
> Accounts are a resource owned by the ledger, so they are given as a URL in
> all public facing JSON. Internally, the ledger uses a string as a username.
>
Very interesting, thanks!

Are all ledgers expected to run ILP, or can ILP ledgers interact with
ledgers that dont run ILP?



> On Nov 3, 2015 4:53 AM, "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 2 November 2015 at 17:47, Evan Schwartz <evan@ripple.com> wrote:
>>
>>> We've released our reference implementation of the Interledger Protocol.
>>> Try out the demo at https://github.com/interledger/five-bells-demo
>>>
>>> ×
>>>
>>> ​
>>>
>>> This is a basic implementation of the Universal mode of the protocol.
>>> The demo runs a number of independent ledgers and connectors and allows you
>>> to select any two ledgers and send an interledger payment between them.
>>> This is meant to illustrate how easy it could (and arguably should) be to
>>> send money between payment networks.
>>>
>>> More documentation, draft specs, and other use case demos to come but
>>> we're looking forward to hearing your feedback on this in the meantime!
>>>
>>
>> Thanks for sharing.  I've looked through the code and it looks pretty
>> impressive, tho I've not yet tried to run it.
>>
>> A question about the data model.
>>
>> 1. Is it documented anywhere?
>> 2. Is there a difference between users and accounts?
>> 3. What values are permitted as valid users/accounts -- are they all
>> strings, or can it be a URI?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>>> --
>>> Evan Schwartz | Software Architect | Ripple
>>> [image: ripple.com] <http://ripple.com>
>>>
>>
>>


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