[messaging] Matrix.org: Decentralized group chat
ben at links.org
Sat Mar 7 10:31:50 PST 2015
On 7 March 2015 at 18:18, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:
> It might eventually turn into Wave, then? Federated merge resolution with
> signatures sounds very Wave like.
Yeah, it does. I worked with Wave for a while, which is why I have
reservations about the technique - it leads to some surprising
outcomes and makes some things that ought to be easy (like arithmetic)
I think agreed ordering is a much more understandable and safe
mechanism. But leads to potentially massive latency.
Tradeoffs are hard.
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