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[–]JasonCarswell 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (39 children)

I don't know what Prismo is. There are a lot of them.

I like the purpose.

Why configure it so that:…

Automatically implies something like:…

And just have the /e/ and /s/ essentially equivalent on local SaidIt and mean whatever elsewhere?

e = Everything? External? Excelsior?

[–]wizzwizz4 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (38 children)

We've already got /s/ for that purpose, and since it's possible to make a sub called /s/ that URL scheme is (sadly) not feasible.

A possible alternative to having that /e/ scheme is having a longish hex string. I don't like the idea of that, though.

[–]JasonCarswell 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (37 children)

Your first sentence makes no sense to me.

I don't know why you're reinventing the wheel, again, again, again.

[–]wizzwizz4 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (36 children)

… Ok.

Imagine that we have two completely different websites. One of them is The other is You can access from with the URL:

and the other way around with:

Do you think that there's a better way of doing this?

[–]JasonCarswell 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (35 children)

How about:


[–]wizzwizz4 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (34 children)

The whole point of decentralisation is that anyone can set a new Saidit up and it'll almost seamlessly connect to the others, so there's no reliance on a central entity like m7d3. How would this scale to, e.g.

[–]JasonCarswell 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (33 children)

You gotta break down the components of that example address for me. What does what and why?

Without knowing that...

How about, just as there are my examples, there could be more alternatives: = with home / other content = wizz4's home / referencing wizz4's content = looking at stuff = wizz4 looking at = looking at wizz4's Porn

I see how it begins to get a little long.

If everyone used a dot net then we could shave that off. But if "they" decide to shut down all dotnet sites then there might be a problem. Or we could go ZeroNet or onion, or have them as backup. Obama gave the domains to the United Nations for some reason, not in America's interests. Still don't know if that's a good or bad thing. Doubt it's for the best.

I was thinking that if we all got "saidit" variants we could shorten them. But that would also be like a target that could be censored. = wizz4 = d3rr = AssTroll

[–]wizzwizz4 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (32 children)

Hmm… Maybe could be implemented and would always work, but then the site hosts could add shorter versions like if they wanted to.

That seems to satisfy both requirements: true decentralisation and usability.

Obama gave the domains to the United Nations for some reason, not in America's interests.

Nitpick: Nobody ever owned the domains, except by consensus. Anyone has always been able to run their own DNS server where points to the 4chan servers, and with a little configuring you can teach any computer to treat that DNS server as an authority for the .gov TLD.

[–]JasonCarswell 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (31 children)

You never explained what /e/ was for.

Don't nitpick at me.

[–]wizzwizz4 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (30 children)

Yeah, that article's completely blowing ICANN's influence out of proportion. The most influence they've truly got is IP addresses, but you can get those easily in several other ways without needing ICANN's approval.

It looks like they're putting political spin on a non-issue because they don't like Obama. For a start, they're conflating "internet" and "web" so heavily it isn't even funny… Why are we talking about this, this isn't relevant.