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Are there any plans for block producers to be able to serve HTTP from IPFS, etc, to allow for decentralisation? Has there been any discussion around this?

I've been trying to determine how this would be possible. Each BP could server a high performance HTTP server, with load balancing, etc. This might also mean DNS would have to be handled by block producers too, maybe in a round robin fashion so it's distributed evenly.

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  • Sorry, I was aiming at a decentralised solution. I'll update my question. – gak May 9 '18 at 3:45

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