[Freedombox-discuss] FOAF developers taking FreedomBox into their equation
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 04:20:46PM +0100, bertagaz at ptitcanardnoir.org
>On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 02:11:59PM +0000, Clint Adams wrote:
>> I understand wanting to do things half-assed to harness momentum.
>> What I am concerned about is a future point in time where we have to
>> throw out the entire AAA infrastructure and replace it with something
>> else. If no one is working on these other complex layers, can we be
>> assured that that will not be necessary?
>I've been quite scared to read here people talking about using dyndns
>service, so I did some scroogle on the freedombox DNS issue.
>Haven't found a lot of things yet, apart from an old app  that is a
>open source implementation of dynamic DNS service.
>It's note really maintained anymore, but the code is here still here
>waiting some revival, or rewrite.
>It uses a mysql database as backend, so maybe one way to have this
>service decentralized might be to change its backend for some other
>database like couchdb.
>Then every freedombox would have that service running, would register
>its new IP to this self-hosted service, which would push the change in
>the couchdb. Or maybe just some freedombox that did agree to run this
>It's just a basic idea that is quite unclear in my brain and need
>probably a lot of thinking and testing. So if you have ideas yourself,
>please comment. :)
Well, since you posted this to the FOAF thread, let me take up the
challenge of thinking in that direction ;-)
This "some other database like couchdb" could be "RDF storage" and "some
freedombox that did agree to run this" could be "certain context
mutually declared using FOAF".