[AfrICANN-discuss] Fwd: [dns-operations] GADS: GNU Alternative
nigel at channelisles.net
Wed Nov 7 13:49:10 SAST 2012
It's a real rib-tickler for the following reason, in Schanzenbach's own
> While following links on the Web matches following delegations in GADS, the existing HTTP-based infrastructure makes many assumptions about globally unique names; however, proxies can be used to enable legacy applications to function with GADS.
In other words it doesn't work outside academia unless people use proxies.
On 11/07/2012 08:05 AM, Adamou Nacer wrote:
> -------- Message original --------
> Sujet: [dns-operations] GADS: GNU Alternative Domain Systems
> Date : Wed, 7 Nov 2012 08:30:53 +0100
> De : Jan-Piet Mens <jpmens.dns at gmail.com>
> Pour : dns-operations at lists.dns-oarc.net
> I only just discovered GADS (Gnu Alternative Domain System):
> "a decentralized, secure name system providing an alternative to
> the Domain Name System (DNS) for the Internet using memorable
> names. The system builds on ideas from Rivest's Simple
> Distributed Security Infrastructure (SDSI) addressing a central
> issue with the decentralized mapping of secure identifiers to
> memorable names"
> Here are links to a paper , code , and a presentation video 
> about it in case you're interested.
>  https://gnunet.org/sites/default/files/schanzen2012msc.pdf
>  https://gnunet.org/gnunet-094
>  https://gnunet.org/martin-ms-defense-gads
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