I keep hearing that this image depicting centralized vs. decentralized vs. distributed systems is misleading and bad. Based on my understanding, it's pretty good. Can someone fill me in?

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I've just looked around and found this old tweet. I'm understanding the situation a bit better now..

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@dustinswan seems pretty good to me. Decentraliszed might not have the peers like in (c) though

@dustinswan can you post a link to some of the criticism you mention?

@reldnahcire not sure if when I replied to my original post it notified you, but this is what I found

@dustinswan it didn't, but thanks for pinging me. I'd feel pretty comfortable arguing that the changes in that diagram are mostly political, not technical. Does that match your new understanding?

@dustinswan Looks about right to me. The fediverse is a class B (from the diagram) system.

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