[tahoe-dev] [tahoe-lafs] #68: implement distributed introduction, remove Introducer as a single point of failure

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue Jul 6 05:10:12 UTC 2010

> This is interesting! Why is the single Introducer a show-stopper for
> you?

funny, it's hard for me to imagine it not being a show-stopper. :)

think thousands of end users starting and stopping clients all the
time.  think having to provide a *seriously* reliable service.

> introducers are needed only rarely

when any client starts!

> you make a backup copy of the introducer's private key then you can
> recreate it after its death.

no need.  spof fails and i won't have a job.  :)


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