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Re: Thoughts on Discovery

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:17:04 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+vaPfB7wb21fbah2Znuz+RNrEaY2MMvpGxDHPKs8V4kQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: Xavier Vas <xavier@tr80.com>, Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
On 29 March 2016 at 16:47, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com> wrote:

> On 29 March 2016 at 16:32, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 29 March 2016 at 15:48, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> This is a higher level function.
>>> I.e. I give you some identifier for my account like
>>> adrian@mywalletprovider.com and you have a well-defined protocol to
>>> resolve the address of my ledger from that.
>>>
>>
>> Have a look what happens when I hover over the link you pasted (image
>> attached)
>>
>> firefox automatically translates it into mailto:
>>
>> this denotes an email address using a URI
>>
>>
> Right, because in the context of an email program it makes sense to
> normalize that to a mailto: URI.
>
>
>> so how do you send money to an email address, this becomes a trivial
>> problem with a super ledger, you just send it to the URI
>>
>
> How? I'm not following how I would send money to a mailto: URI?
>

In a super ledger every entry is a URI, so you just have the mailto:
address as the recipient.  Problem solved.


>
>
>>
>>>
>>> Following which you will do path finding to my ledger.
>>>
>>> If ILP is TCP/IP then we're trying to figure out a good way to do DNS :)
>>>
>>> On 29 March 2016 at 15:26, Xavier Vas <xavier@tr80.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Adrian,
>>>>
>>>> Sorry, I'm confused, how's this discussion separate from our discussions
>>>> on path finding and routing? How exactly do you define "discovery" vs.
>>>> "path finding"?
>>>>
>>>> Xav
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
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