[sugar] Efficiently sharing content across mesh

Dan Williams dcbw
Thu Jun 28 00:12:00 EDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 18:29 -0700, Steven W Riggins wrote:
> Does mesh do any compression of data sent across itself?  In other  
> words, is there a centralized system for sending a document from one  
> laptop to another?  Is that compressed by the OS, or should we pre- 
> compress it?

No, the mesh is just another network like wifi or ethernet, strictly
Layer 2.  It's up to the activity to use the network as best it can for
it's particular requirements.


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