@@ 21,8 21,8 @@ in detail in its own document.
Federation means that AEW does not rely on a single server or server operator
but a network of servers operated by different parties that are not required to
trust each other. However, federation does not mean that AEW is a peer-to-peer
protocol like BitTorrent. It is still a client-server protocol, in which client
identity is tied to their "home" server.
protocol like BitTorrent. It is still a client-server protocol, in which each
client's identity is tied to his "home" server.
End-to-end encryption (E2EE) in the case of AEW means that if Alice
<example.net:~alice> sends Bob <example.org:~bob> a message, and Bob receives
@@ 101,7 101,7 @@ Equivalent elsewhere: an IRC channel
Group rooms: A group room is a room whose owner is a group. A room owned by a
group is special because it is namespaced differently, its existence is only
visible to the members of that group, every member of that group is
visible to the members of that group, every owner of that group is
automatically a member of the room, and the room is controlled by the group's
admins. Note that group non-members may be invited to the room as well.