PILL: Protocol Canon Minisite

I will build a simple mini-site that collects examples of real world protocols suggested by the community. The site would serve as a resource for people who are building an intuition for what a protocol is and how to identify them, as well as what the consequences of their design might be. The site will be less robust than a wiki. Similar to this defunct collection of brutalist websites but with more detail.

If someone asked you what hyperpop is, it would be easier to send them a playlist than to explain the genre. This is a greatest-hits playlist for protocols.

Any feedback and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Specifically, I would like to know:

  • What is the right amount of entries? 10? 100?
  • I don’t have a list of protocols and would love to hear suggestions from the community. The protocols studied by the SoP '24 researchers might be a good starting point.
  • I would love suggestions on how to format entries. Should each entry have a description? A process map? A rating or a value judgement? etc.

It let me remember The Network State Dashboard, which previously listed 20 network states and is now open for submission and voting to recommend.

I also want to find the 10 protocols that need to be popularized the most, we can find the list together. :raised_hands:

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