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distributed peer to peer social networking feeds

This module uses append-only which uses scuttlebutt so you can make posts to your feed offline or while only connected to some subset of your followers and when you come back your feeds will be integrated in an eventually consistent ordering across all nodes.


Start the server on port 5000:

$ crytter 5000

then start another server on 5001 to replicate with the first:

$ crytter 5001 http://localhost:5000/replicate

Then send POSTs to either server:

$ curl -X POST -d 'beep boop' localhost:5000/freddeth
$ curl -X POST -d 'doom' localhost:5000/maccery
$ curl -X POST -d 'oh hello' localhost:5000/maccery

and watch the feeds replicate in realtime:

# freddeth{F69D44EBFCED52F8CE326E98}               1353913432877
  beep boop
# maccery{F69D44EBFCED52F8CE326E98}                1353913449838
# maccery{C399719DCEE9CDB9A5B170F8}                1353913458680
  oh hello.


These commands should eventually be implemented, along with public key encryption and signing:

crytter relay MESSAGE {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter upload FILENAME {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter search  QUERY {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter user add NAME PUBKEY
crytter user search NAME
crytter user list
crytter ring add RINGNAME
crytter ring rm RINGNAME
crytter ring list
crytter ring useradd NAME RINGNAME
crytter ring userdel NAME RINGNAME
crytter ring userlist RINGNAME
crytter profile generate NAME
crytter profile add NAME PUBKEY PRIVKEY
crytter profile rm NAME
crytter profile list
crytter config set network-quota VALUE {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter config set storage-quota VALUE {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter config get KEY VALUE {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter config list {--ring RINGNAME | --name NAME}
crytter peer add HOSTNAME
crytter peer rm HOSTNAME
crytter peer list


To get the crytter command, with npm do:

npm install -g crytter