Many of us rely on "cloud" storage services. They
enable us to access the same files from everywhere,
but they are fairly dumb and leave all the thinking
to people. ARPA2 Reservoir is different, in that it
supports metadata, automation and integration in your
This blog reports about software design for the InternetWide Architecture.
Something that we might easily forget however, is what is the
true nature of the InternetWide project. In the end, it's not
about software -- instead, it is all about protocols.
Given the predictable future of Quantum Computing, the design of
TLS 1.3 is at risk, and an upgrade might be a bad idea, in spite
of the many improvements to the security design. We explain why
and how TLS 1.3 can be a blessing in terms of just this danger.
Much of the work in our project centers around open protocols.
We use as much of what we find as is, but new ideas sometimes
call for new protocols, and the design of these is a bit of a
roller-coaster ride. KXOVER is an interesting example.