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Re: (eternity) eternity using politics rather than economics

On Sat, Dec 05, 1998 at 04:48:42PM -0400, Ryan Lackey wrote:
> When I was working on Eternity DDS stuff, I basically came to the same
> conclusion as Adam -- without anonymous bearer cash, you can't do
> a workable eternity implementation.

I'm not familiar with the latest eternity designs, but I wonder if they
could be extended to provide a global time ordering between the published
documents? If so perhaps the eternity service can be used to implement
b-money (see http://www.eskimo.com/~weidai/bmoney.txt) and the
chicken and egg problem would be solved at once.