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Re: SPSP protocol for multi currencies ledgers

From: Ken Griffith <kengriffith@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2017 15:46:38 -0500
To: public-interledger@w3.org
Message-ID: <926c31f8-6cb0-d956-6aeb-1363aa328415@gmail.com>
It means a hobbyist.

On 3/7/2017 3:43 PM, Andrew Bransford Brown wrote:
> Do you know what the word 'dilettante' means (David's email)?
>
> Andrew B. Brown
> (512) 947-8282
> http://KidsCourtyard.com
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>
> On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 3:40 PM, Adrian Hope-Bailie
> <adrian@hopebailie.com <mailto:adrian@hopebailie.com>> wrote:
>
>     +1 to David's points.
>
>     I think what Evan is pointing out though is that the discovery of
>     the various ledgers would likely happen in the setup/application
>     layer protocol.
>
>     We can preserve the single ledger/single currency abstraction and
>     still support the use case.
>
>
>     On 7 March 2017 at 20:10, David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com
>     <mailto:davidnicol@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>
>         As someone who has been a dilettante on this subject for ~25
>         years, I believe that the right thing to do is as follows:
>
>         Ledgers contain accounts. Accounts can represent anything
>         denominated in the currency of the ledger. a "ledger supporting
>         multicurrencies account" must be interpreted as multiple ledgers
>         administratively linking one account in each to the same identity.
>
>         The alternative destroys fungibility within the "ledger"
>         abstraction, and would require breaking into per-currency
>         "subledgers" anyway, so just don't.
>
>
>         David Nicol
>
>
>
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>         On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 4:35 AM, Andrew Bransford Brown
>         <andrewbb@gmail.com <mailto:andrewbb@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>             As someone who has done the difficult thinking on this
>             subject for ~15 years,
>
>
>             On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 4:15 AM, Evan Schwartz
>             <evan@ripple.com <mailto:evan@ripple.com>> wrote:
>
>                 Great question. We are definitely interested in
>                 supporting cases where the receiver has multiple
>                 accounts on different ledgers. The main question is what
>                 layer to address this at.
>
>                 On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 6:09 PM Didier Martin
>                 <didierphmartin@hotmail.com
>                 <mailto:didierphmartin@hotmail.com>> wrote:
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>                     __ __
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>                     As it becomes more and more current that ledgers
>                     (from some banks) support multicurrencies accounts,
>
>         --
>         "Have you taken yourself seriously today?" -- the gravity clown
>
>
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