[tahoe-dev] organizing the notes about accounting/quotas/invitations

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn zooko at zooko.com
Fri Mar 23 05:01:54 UTC 2012

In the 12 hours since I posted my letter saying "Too many design
docs!", David-Sarah has made a wiki page named NewAccountingDesign
with the current proposal. Everyone, please read that one!

On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 10:22 PM, James A. Donald <jamesd at echeque.com> wrote:
> You want to be able to answer "how much does Bob store", which can only be answered by a unitary authority for the relatively small group to which Bob belongs.

There is no such central authority in the current design.

> If the system is truly decentralized, one cannot answer the question "how much does Bob store".  One can only answer "How much does bob store with me?"

You can also ask "How much does Carol say Bob stores with her?".

See wiki:NewAccountingDesign for details.



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