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Re: [Sks-devel] Rationalization (Was: Questions regarding blocking ...)

From: Yaron Minsky
Subject: Re: [Sks-devel] Rationalization (Was: Questions regarding blocking ...)
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2014 09:19:21 -0400

Also, why does having more peers take more resources?  The rough
algorithm (IIRC) is: pick a random host from your list of peers;
reconcile; wait a fixed period of time and try again.  The set of
hosts from which you pick a peer seems like it adds no cost.


On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 4:15 AM, Robert J. Hansen <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 8/3/2014 3:06 AM, Kiss Gabor (Bitman) wrote:
>> I'm thinking on structure of graph of key servers for a long time.
>> IMHO it is too scale free and not designed knowingly enough.
> If you haven't read this paper, start with it.
> * Watts, Duncan J.; Strogatz, Steven H. (June 1998). "Collective
> dynamics of 'small-world' networks". Nature 393 (6684).  Available
> online at:
> It's three pages and is plenty worth reading.  If you haven't already
> learned about small-world networks, it'll completely change the way you
> view things like the keyserver network.
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