[FoRK] google wave

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Jun 4 12:16:36 PDT 2009


On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 11:54:26AM -0700, Karl Anderson wrote:

> How is it less proprietary than email?  They say you can be a node, and that

Hey, that sounds real good.

> you will have everything you need - is that inaccurate (yes, it's still a
> draft)?  Why is the license on the current stack any more relevant than,
> say, Qmail's license?
> 
> http://www.waveprotocol.org/
> 
> """We want to expand upon that platform, which is why we've put together the
> initial draft of the Google Wave Federation Protocol, the underlying network
> protocol for sharing waves between wave providers.
> 
> Yes, that's *between* wave providers: anyone can build a wave server and
> interoperate, much like anyone can run their own SMTP server. """

I did not knew that. If they release everything under a good license this
sounds really useful.

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