Commit 385bb108 authored by Shane Snyder's avatar Shane Snyder
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more README updates

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...@@ -13,11 +13,12 @@ following group bootstrapping methods: ...@@ -13,11 +13,12 @@ following group bootstrapping methods:
- config file-based bootstrap - config file-based bootstrap
- generic bootstrap method using an array of Mercury address strings - generic bootstrap method using an array of Mercury address strings
Process groups are referenced by unique group identifiers Process groups are referenced using unique group identifiers
which encode Mercury address information that can be used to connect which encode Mercury address information that can be used to connect
with a representative member of the group. These identifiers may be with a representative member of the group. These identifiers may be
transmitted to other processes so they can access the corresponding transmitted to other processes so they can join the group or attach to
group membership view. the group (_attachment_ provides non-group members a way to access a
group's view).
Optionally, SSG can be configured to use the [SWIM failure detection and Optionally, SSG can be configured to use the [SWIM failure detection and
group membership protocol](http://www.cs.cornell.edu/~asdas/research/dsn02-SWIM.pdf) group membership protocol](http://www.cs.cornell.edu/~asdas/research/dsn02-SWIM.pdf)
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