[messages] [General Discussion] Re: setup own server

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Sun Mar 6 09:45:26 MST 2011

Thus spake Calsir:
> > One idea would be to use the central server as a meeting point and
> > hand off
> > the protocol to P2P once a room has been created.
> Yeah, but the meeting points ought to be decentralized, otherwise it
> would still be a single point of failure.

I've been looking around for an open-source P2P library---one which
handles NAT traversal and players joining or disconecting mid-session---
in *any* language, not just Java, to no avail. If you have suggestions,
I'd be grateful.
> @Joel:
> I have seen that a local server still connects to the central vassal
> server for stats reporting. Is that an issue for you or can I leave it
> as it is now? Otherwise, it works perfectly, except on the part that I
> have to kill the virtual machine to stop it  :D.

For now, that's ok.

Why do you have to kill the VM?!

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