rsync replacement

Charles Marcus CMarcus at
Tue Jul 17 19:27:20 GMT 2007

Matt McCutchen, on 7/17/2007 2:50 PM, said the following:
> On 7/17/07, Jamie Lokier <jamie at> wrote:
>> I am in fact working towards such a program, though not with
>> proprietary congestion control. :-)  It's currently in the form of a
>> distributed database of 650 devices, which I aim to scale up to
>> internet numbers, and I'm very interested in distributed delta 
>> techniques.

> I would be interested in more information about this program.  What
> exactly do you mean by "distributed delta techniques"?  Do you mean
> techniques for efficiently reconstructing a set of files given access
> to multiple servers holding files similar to the ones you want?  That
> would be something like BitTorrent plus fancier delta transmission.

Sounds like something I read about some time ago - let me see... yes, 
here it is... this is *very* cool looking...


Best regards,


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