[zeromq-dev] An interesting use-case for EdgeNet : Asynchronous IRC?

crocket crockabiscuit at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 03:32:04 CET 2014

May asynchronous twitter be more appropriate for my idea?
Asynchronous twitter, asynchronous IRC, whatever.

On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 11:19 AM, crocket <crockabiscuit at gmail.com> wrote:

> With asynchronous IRC software, you can choose your nickname and a topic.
> You send messages that belong to a topic.
> People who subscribed to that topic receive your message.
> Or they might choose to receive messages from every topic.
> This becomes very interesting when population density goes up very high in
> a small area.
> Imagine that you went to comiket. Wikipedia says "Comiket (コミケット
> Komiketto?), otherwise known as the Comic Market (コミックマーケット Komikku
> Māketto?), is the world's largest dōjinshi fair, held twice a year in
> Tokyo, Japan."
> ~590,000 people attended comiket last summer. It basically looks like
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Comiket77.jpg
> With hundreds of thousands of people in a small area, asynchronous IRC
> becomes fun.
> Not as fun as the near-synchronous one we have now, but still.
> I think asynchronous IRC may entice people to adopt EdgeNet starting from
> big meetups.
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