Requirements

We would like our protocol to meet follows requirements:#

  • The protocol MUST be permissionless, resilient and cryptographically secure.
  • The protocol SHOULD be economically self-sustainable and not rely on grants or voluntary work.
  • The protocol SHOULD NOT enforce any upgrades or updates. It SHOULD be solely a user’s decision.
  • The protocol MUST be extensible and support any content type.
  • The protocol SHOULD recover ASAP from unpredicted content type changes.
  • The protocol MUST support continuous and adaptive content type discovery.

We would like the implementation to meet the requirements as follows:#

  • The implementation SHOULD provide standard libraries to simplify apps as much as possible.
  • The augment SHOULD neither interfere with the content nor change it in an undesired way.
  • A user SHOULD be able to distinguish between the content and its augmentation.