Re: [decentralization] p2p working group/standards
>>Napster used some basic standards, but I bet he didn't sit down and say"We need some standards for this".
That's true, I interviewed Fanning in the midst of the boom last spring, and
asked him about that. He's not the type of person who stops and asks for
permission. If he were he wouldn't have done Napster.
- Justin Chapweske said:
> ... switch to SHA-1.Probably going to SHA-1 isn't too big of a problem. I'll bring it up with
> The biggest group that I havn't yet talked to about this is the Gnutella
> guys, but I'm sure they'd be into it as well. Any Gnutellians on the
those that I know. Interestingly, there are ways to add file hashes within
the existing protocol specifications - it should even be backwards