maybe we need to change our perspective on things, switch to content-addressability vs location (See ICN). Then any switch could be a potential CDN.
@jb55 content-addressability is neat, i've read some interesting papers on it a few years ago, i guess the difficult thing is how to bootstrap it on top of the current internet architecture, without needing cooperation from every ISP (because that would take forever)
@orionwl @jb55 Isn't that pretty much what IPFS is? Even Cloudflare themselves are experimenting with that: https://www.cloudflare.com/distributed-web-gateway/
IPFS does look kind of interesting, i'[ve heard of it a few times but never looked deeply into it
do you know of any FOSS projects, linux distros, etc that (also) host their websites, downloads there?
i guess for most intents and purposes torrents already fill the 'distributed file distribution' niche
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