Development Update #64

IPFS Demo:

This is IPFS. This is the successor to Bitorrent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CMxDNuuAiQ

Skycoin Merkle-dag system is based upon this.

Users can update the files after they upload them. If you have a javascript file, instead of rerequesting the file from the server, everytime the page is loaded, the file is named by its hash. If the hash is in the local cache, it does not need to redownload it.

This will speed up blockchain downloads, but has other applications. The Skycoin version is: - A stripped down version of IPFS using skycoin cryptography primitives - Tuns over Skywire

Translation bounty: 5 SKY (155 words)

Discuss this post on telegram

Skycoin Telegram