Hi reddmates… it’s me again. I must confess that for me, quitting is very hard because i really feel attached to the project and the great community behind it (or what’s left of it anyway), but in any case i don’t consider myself an active member anymore.
Still, there’s one “last” thing i can do. I’ve seen people unable to sync and complaints about lack of active nodes and since i still keep my ReddPi, then why not set it up as a full node? I should have done it before anyway.
The bottleneck will not be bandwidth (100Mbps fiber) but processing power, so i don’t know how many clients will it be able to serve simultaneously but i guess that quite a fair bit.
The IP is 184.108.40.206
I said it many times before, i still “feel” that the project it’s being worked on and will eventually see the light, somehow. Why do i feel that? Among other things I’ve run a community project with 100+ members back in the early 2000’s (i set an Audiogalaxy group and an FTP up so everyone could share Anime using my relatively fast connection - for the time - and all the spare HDDs i could find), so i know how it feels to get FED UP with all the complaints about lack of space, bandwidth and such when you’re paying for all the expenses and spending a decent chunk of the day working on it (for shit and giggles, this is how it looked like). Still… the moment i realized i was letting members down because i couldn’t keep up with my promises anymore i had to quit. And never came back. (EDIT: There were periods when i simply didn’t reply anymore, but i still worked on the group. When i quit for good i did announce it… i think it’s important to clarify this point so you can better understand what i’m trying to say)
So who knows, maybe there’s still some surprises in store for RDD but i certainly will not get my hopes any high, at all. And i advice you do the same… it’s only when you expect nothing that even the smallest progress feels like a triumph.
Anyway, if you can’t connect with the node please let me know, i still lurk from time to time.