[rc5] Another approach
fulltilt at nildram.co.uk
Sat Jul 5 23:23:09 EDT 1997
Bill Plein wrote:
> So, do you REALLY want to add a lot of clients, really quickly, to The
> Strike a deal with PointCast, wherein we could offer the chance to
> join the
> effort via PointCast. When a machine goes idle, it could run the
I think it would be VERY diff to 'strike a deal w/PC', again, what would
they get out of it. The reward compared to the work load would be sad.
> I really don't like PointCast too much. But.... there are a lot of
> idle CPU
> cycles out there, and the guys
I know I would be very upset if somebody was using my 'free' cycles
w/out my knowing!!!
> This could be a way for PointCast to show to their potential
> just exactly how powerful the PointCast network is. "PointCast helps
> RC5-56", that sort of stuff.
In my opinion, it would take too much time/work for PC to set this up,
not to mention the coordination w/PC's users. A good idea though. If
the RC5 effort could get a smart screen, say a donation from PC. That
would be a great way to advertise!
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