[tahoe-dev] Tahoe-LAFS Logo selection
Ted Rolle Jr.
stercor at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 12:09:31 UTC 2011
Good point. But a t-shirt logo can differ from a site logo, and the site
logo can have both.
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 01:35, Randall Mason <clashthebunny at gmail.com>wrote:
> The common three out of ten must survive is probably at least partly from:
> where they use three of ten shares to recover. Never underestimate a
> non-technical illustration conveying technical information to users. That's
> one reason the logo is so important. People will search for meaning in
> everything they see in the first 30 seconds of being on the site
> and assume a bunch of things.
> Randall Mason
> ClashTheBunny at gmail.com
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:44 PM, David-Sarah Hopwood <
> david-sarah at jacaranda.org> wrote:
>> On 24/10/11 17:53, Dirk Loss wrote:
>> > On 24.10.11 18:06, Shawn Willden wrote:
>> >> One comment, though: Under the default parameters, it's 7 out of 10
>> >> that can fail, not 3 out of 10.
>> > Oh yes, of course. My bad. :(
>> Actually, with the default parameters, 4 out of 10 can fail while
>> guaranteeing to preserve the data. shares.happy - shares.needed = 4.
>> (The circles could be reinterpreted as shares rather than servers, but
>> that's not particularly intuitive.)
>> I really think that this matters and that we should not be claiming
>> that (shares.total-shares.needed) servers can fail. I've been trying
>> to fix anywhere that this mistake is made in the docs.
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