The Google Summer of Code is now over. It has been a great experience and I’m very glad I’ve been able to make it. I’ve had the pleasure to contribute to a project showing very good promise for the future of communication: Ring. The words “privacy” and “freedom” in terms of technologies are being more and more present in the mind of people. All sorts of projects wanting to achieve these goals are coming to life each days like decentralized web networks (ZeroNet for e.
Week 10 & 11 During these two weeks, I’ve worked hard on paginating values on the DHT. Value pagination As explained on my post on data persistence, we’ve had network traffic issues. The solution we have found for this is to use the queries (see also this) to filter data on the remote peer we’re communicating with. The queries let us select fields of a value instead of fetching whole values.
Week 8 This particular week has been tiresome as I did catch a cold ;). I did come back from Cape Town where debconf taking place. My arrival at Montreal was in the middle of the week, so this week is not plenty of news… What I’ve done I have synced myself with my coworker Nicolas Reynaud, who’s working on building the indexation system over the DHT. We have worked together on critical algorithms: concurrent maintenance of data in the trie (PHT).