[darcs-users] Re: need to jump in with both feet

Rob Weir rweir at ertius.org
Sat May 22 07:34:35 UTC 2004

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 09:51:03AM -0700, Tanksley, William D. Jr. said
> From: Samuel A. Falvo II
> >Once darcs gets up to speed (literally) and has been thoroughly peer 
> >reviewed in that special, open source way, then it might be 
> >possible to 
> >open a competitor to SF.  I'd be willing to offer my time to see this 
> >happen.  However, it's also a requirement that the structure 
> >of the team 
> >would need to be markedly different from the monolithic 
> >"mainframe guru" 
> >mentality/philosophy of the SF team.  It'd need to be a more 
> >distributed 
> >system, and thus, more fault tolerant.  Perhaps some peer-to-peer 
> >networking going on in the background to make bandwidth utilization a 
> >little bit easier on us all.
> An interesting thought. A system based on MojoNation (or an opensource
> version of it), darcs, and perhaps a distributed compiler cache system would

Caching would be expensive, since the host group themselves would have
to run it all themselves, to avoid the obvious critical security issue.

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