[JDEV] P2P + "lite" server

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Feb 1 12:59:17 CST 2001


Sounds like an intriguing idea. I've cross-posted your message to the
JDEV list for Jabber developers, since that's the best place to discuss
your idea.



Peter Saint-Andre
stpeter at jabber.org

"R. Taggart Carpenter" wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm picking up on the comment about your interest in a P2P implementation.
> Can I help to define deployment/configuration packaging for a "lite" server?
> I'd be willing to try spinning this up to test various P2P scenarios.
> I could see the prospect of "grading" nodes, with some supporting a little
> more server functionality than others, and an API to exchange capability
> data.  Ideally, this would be done dynamically based on system performance
> metrics.  Kind of a "real time tuning" algorithm, ala OSPF et. al.
> Why do I ask, you ask?  I'm in a commercial business seeking alternatives to
> the W32 morass for distributed data collection in enterprise networks.  I'm
> very keen on Jabber as the transport/execution architecture, it's an
> intriguing idea.
> -RTC
> R. T. Carpenter, VP Engineering
> A2B Tracking Solutions, Inc.
> 225 Water Street
> Plymouth MA USA 02360
> (508) 746-4242
> A2B brings you advanced features in turnkey products to solve your tracking
> challenges cost effectively today.

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