Changes between Version 16 and Version 17 of VolunteerGrid


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Timestamp:
2009-07-11T21:46:44Z (12 years ago)
Author:
zooko
Comment:

add Zooko's rule

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  • VolunteerGrid

    v16 v17  
    4747= rules? =
    4848As the grid is meant to be stable, I think we should work out some rules regarding the usage, to prevent obsessive space usage by users who don't contribute, servers going offline with no warning (Tahoe is resistant against that, but what happens if multiple servers, maybe from the same admin, go away?), incompatible upgrades creating data loss (what happens when Tahoe 1.4 introduces a new storage format, rendering all the already stored chunks unusable), ...
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     50Zooko says: My request is: if you destroy data (by accident or decision), please let me know!  Either send e-mail or post to this page.  I can already announce that I have destroyed some data: draco is inoperative.  Well, maybe the data is still there on the hard disk and will come back someday when I get a paycheck and can pay a repairman to repair draco.