[erlang-questions] Sending a large Erlang content to a set of remote nodes

Joe Armstrong <>
Fri Apr 5 09:37:23 CEST 2013


I agree - there should be a bit-torrent like thing that does not  do the
"only give you data if you give me data" thing (If you see what I mean) an
"altruistic" bit torrent that gives data to it's peers even if they give
nothing in return. A flood-fill algorithm

/Joe


On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Jesper Louis Andersen <
> wrote:

>
> On Mar 28, 2013, at 6:58 PM, Bob Ippolito <> wrote:
>
> >
> > You may even be able to repurpose etorrent for this kind of purpose, I'm
> sure it'd make it easier to put together a great prototype if nothing else.
> >
>
> Yes, that is a possibility, although it may be a bit overkill as a system.
> I think it is possible to find a simpler protocol when you have a less
> dynamic environment and you can trust the other clients.
>
>
> Jesper Louis Andersen
>   Erlang Solutions Ltd., Copenhagen
>
>
>
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