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[REBOL] Some ideas to collaborative environments Re:(2)

From: ryanc:iesco-dms at: 22-Sep-2000 17:07

For application proliferation purposes, not requiring a server would help out alot. [RChristiansen--pop--isdfa--sei-it--com] wrote:
> > Question: > > Would it be better to use a central-server for the collaborative > > envrionment like "ICQ" or should we use a more decentralized approach. > > (E.g. by using IRC to find the other participants and then create direct > > connections?) > > Depends on how it would be used. > > If the application would be used as to create a sort of "ad hoc" > collaborative environment, then the decentralized approach is > appropriate. > > But if the application would be used to create planned environments, > then a centralized approach is best. The application would be hosted > by an Application Service Provider, which everyone with a big pipe > wants to be nowadays. > > -Ryan
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