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Freenet.Sourceforge.Net: Freenet News #8

Aug 06, 2000, 22:48 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Langley)

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"The sheer amount of traffic on the freenet lists each week means that I've cut a lot of stuff out. But if I've misquoted you - or I've missed the point of a discussion please tell me so I can correct it."

"Java native compiler. There are compilers that procude native code for atleast some platforms, couldnt these be used to provide binary versions of freenet, atleast until stable C/C++ implementations appear, for those who dont know and are skecptical about java? Java Visual Age has a compiler like this inbuilt asfaik...."

"An important issue that has not been discussed yet is scalability. I just realized when I was hacking on nfreenetd that datastore formats (especially datastore index formats) are actually hard to get right. It is easy to make such an index which *works*, but it is quite hard to make it *scalable...."

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