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- noun Internet A technical
glitchencountered when two or more IRC serverslose their connectionto each other, dividing the networkinto a number of isolatedgroups of users.
- verb Internet, transitive To leave an
IRC serverbecause of a netsplit.
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It ran for a month without restarts SurrealChat. net w/o any problems, except occasionally chanbots not rejoining after a netsplit.
freshmeat.net Releases tabris 2010
This also means that in case of a netsplit, or enough nodes failing, the minority will not be able to make progress.
This means that in this approach, in case of a netsplit, the disjoint parts of the network will accept diverging versions.
With n = 3 nodes, if you have a netsplit between them and you get divergent versions, then your application will have to deal with it.
Ilan, netsplit. de is only a statistical site .. and i think there’s a LOT of valuable knowledge lying in there .. reply
Will IRSeeK Have A Chilling Effect on IRC Chat? Roi Carthy 2005
Twitter is basically IRC reinvented with a centralized web frontend. aka “chat for the masses”. now, decentralize it and we’re what, back to 1993? no way Twitter would want to contribute to a public protocol similar to RFC1459. why would they, nobody was ever able to solve the IRC netsplit-factor. so much for “The Internet was built to withstand a nuclear attack”. scriptkiddies are so underrated. reply
Twitter Should Decentralize (And Make Money) Via Twitter Server Nik Cubrilovic 2005