Why so many servers?

Joe Nelson joe at begriffs.com
Mon May 4 23:05:12 UTC 2020

> > Which chat program performs best in your experience?

Ian Bicking wrote:
> Realistically, top-to-bottom integrated software stacks perform best,
> like Facetime or Zoom. Then they can manage everything from the
> network to the servers, any services are controlled by the same
> authentication they use for the rest of the system.

I found a free comprehensive ebook about decentralized real-time
communication, and yeah the setup looks tricky!


Looks like a bit of a hodgepodge to get it right.

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