[Pipet Devel] Choice of ORB implementations

jarl van katwijk jarl at casema.net
Fri Apr 7 19:15:37 EDT 2000

> I while ago I mentioned JungleMonkey:
>     http://www.junglemonkey.net/
> I think it is a distributed filesystem like Napster (I know little about
> Napster).  I'd like us to take a VERY SERIOUS look into making a Napster-like
> system.  We can set up a central server at The Open Lab that can register
> every node in every VSh system on the Internet.  What do you think?

I've better feelings about a peer-2-peer structure, like
gnutmeg - http://sourceforge.net/project/?group_id=3965

Maybe only register the locations (inet addresses) of the systems where instaces
of VSH are running?

> >     So, stealing some analogies from the corba documentation, our
> > naming service would be like the white pages, where you can find other
> > computers by their known name, and the trading service would be like
> > the yellow pages, where you can look up the computers by the services
> > they offer.
> It still would require a central registry, like DNS and.....hmmmm.....could it
> be....NAPSTER?! :-)

Seen gnutella already?
This project handles all files, not just mp3's.

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