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Mapping for alternate hashes (hash index) #89
(Moved from ipfs/go-ipfs#2098)
It seemed like one aspect Juan was amenable to was a way of looking up blocks (and possibly files) by hashes besides the primary hash (SHA-2 256) used by IPFS internally.
Features Juan wanted to see:
Features I wanted to see:
We agreed that this system should not be built on top of IPNS. Hashes shouldn't rely on owners who have control of them, and don't need to be mutable.
It sounded like this was a fairly distant goal, but I figured we should at least start documenting our ideas.
Thanks again Juan for talking!