> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, calix@xxxxxxxxx wrote: > > > > I used a web browser once and I believe there was no globally > > > centralised server involved at any point. Does that count? > > Not unless you use a very loose definition of "p2p" - it's a > > client-server technology. > > > > Decentralised != p2p > > Zeroconf, APIPA, SMB browsers elections, etc. aren't client server > technology. They could be considered peer to peer... Fair call. I was specifically referring to web browsers/servers, and haven't met either Zeroconf or APIPA. The very terse line that followed was an abbreviated form of, "being decentralised doesn't necessarily mean it's a peer-to-peer system." Cheers, James -- ...so there I am at ten thousand feet with a power drill in one hand, a takeaway menu in the other, no parachute and a _very_ suprised expression...
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