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Re: [GNUnet-developers] [GSoC] GNUnet binary distribution system

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [GNUnet-developers] [GSoC] GNUnet binary distribution system
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:26:37 +0100
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Christian Grothoff <address@hidden> skribis:

> On 03/10/2014 10:09 PM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> The initial discussion [0] left open the question of where binaries 
>> themselves should be stored.  A possibility would be to use GNUnet’s
>> DHT simply as a discovery mechanism, and then to establish a
>> connection directly to the user’s machine, which would run, say, and
>> HTTP server.
> I'd ACK using the DHT, but the use of HTTP means that it (often) won't
> work if the peer is behind NAT.  If you instead use GNUnet MESH to
> establish a TCP-like connection to the file transfer, you might be
> less efficient than a direct TCP/HTTP connection, but you should get
> through NAT _and_ be less observable _and_ have "good" encryption
> (not just TLS).

Makes a lot of sense, indeed.

Thanks, that’s the kind of input I was expecting.  :-)


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