Massive mesh view?
yoshiki at vpri.org
Sat Oct 20 14:27:16 EDT 2007
Thank you, Walter,
Ah, yes. I would think that we could emphasize the "openness" of
platform so that letting people setup their own Jabber server would be
one way to go, as it is more likely that the buyers of G1G1 will have
some other computers.
Still an SNS system hooked up with laptops ID might be good.
Customizable SNS engines like OpenPNE could be a good starting
point to set up something relatively in short time...
At Sat, 20 Oct 2007 07:33:09 -0400,
Walter Bender wrote:
> Even outside of the context of the G1G1 program, many of your
> questions are relevant. The current "neighborhood view" will not scale
> for a large school. We have a number of enhancements to the view in
> the works, principally filtering. (As Philip mentioned, the "friends
> view", to which you invite people, is in essence a filtered
> neighborhood view--there can be many others.) In the context of a
> school or community deployment, there will be multiple Jabber servers,
> but we will also want the Jabber servers to talk to each other at some
> level, so that there are bridges between islands of users. For G1G1,
> there will be a default Jabber server, but undoubtedly more will pop
> On 10/20/07, Yoshiki Ohshima <yoshiki at vpri.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Recently, I talked with some folks who are trying to do promotion of
> > the give one get one program, and some issues (all are related) came
> > up:
> > - How many users can be shown in the mesh view?
> > - If you limit the number of buddys on the view, how do you limit?
> > - Are we going to have many (jabber) servers for these buyers in the US?
> > - Are we going to have an SNS like community so that (for example)
> > a set of friends can have a place to find each other easily?
> > A senario was that a kid and her niece on the different coasts should
> > be able to find each other.
> > I don't know if there is plan for these (for the G1G1 program), but
> > having an SNS site sounds like a good idea. The parents will feel
> > safer if they know with whom their kids are talking.
> > -- Yoshiki
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