Feeds & Metafeeds#
Peers maintain a list of feeds they subscribe to
When peers connect, they ask for updates to subscribed feeds
Metafeeds can provide metadata about other feeds, and can form a tree structure with other Metafeeds as subfeeds.
Bencoded rather than JSON.
Uses for metafeeds
Storing multiple network identities with a special feed off the user’s root metafeed. (contents of metafeed entries can be encrypted)
Allow for multiple devices to use the same identity - https://github.com/ssbc/fusion-identity-spec
invites Device B to identity
entrusts phone with private key
Device B posts a
If device B lost,
tombstonethe fusion identity message