Here is an code example:

  "from": myIdentity,
  "topic": [ web3.fromAscii(appName) ],
  "payload": [ web3.fromAscii(myName), web3.fromAscii("What is your name?") ],
  "ttl": 100,
  "priority": 1000

What stops us from putting files in the payload i.e., large base64 encoded or hexadecimal string?


Currently for the proof of concept nothing prevents this. However the next version of the protocol will include:

  • Hard limit on the payload size
  • Proof of work proportional to Size_bytes*Time_to_live


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