[Standards-JIG] proto-xep - File Sharing - PEP Based

Nick Parker nickp at bu.edu
Wed Oct 11 20:59:09 UTC 2006


Ohhh, okay. Gotcha.

Chris Mullins wrote:
> [control over files]
> 
> Let's say I want all the .mp3 files from my local garage band to be
> available to everyone. I don't need authentication, authorization, or
> anything. This would be a PubSub Anonymous node, and would work out of
> the box. 
> 
> Let's say I want all of my Coversant Design Documents to be available to
> Coversant Employees (all of whom are on my roster). I can do this with
> PubSub as well. 
> 
> Let's say I want to allow other people who work at Coversant to publish
> new design documents, and have those files show up in my Node. Pubsub
> has a mechanism by which I can grant people permissions to do this. 
> 
> Let's say I want to explicitly forbid the Evil Marketing Guys from
> seeing my design documents, even through they also work at Coversant. I
> can do this with PubSub as well. 
> 
> Having access to all of that infrastructure, which is already done and
> working, makes the filing sharing case much richer. 
> 



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