Yesterday we mostly worked out the detail of how we’ll be detecting neighbouring Phyllos.
Without further ado, here it is :
Step 1 : Discovery and identifier attribution
The first step for the Phyllos is to establish collectively which other Phyllos are present. Each Phyllo must therefore broadcast its presence and be given an identifier.
This step must be repeated regularly in case Phyllos are switched on/off.
As described in this post, we plan to base the protocol on wifi broadcast: a Phyllo regularly broadcasts its IP over wifi to signal that it is still on. The others register this IP address in a local running Phyllos table.… Read more