RE: [decentralization] Re: p2p working group/standards
- Excellent note, Damien (complete note at
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/decentralization/message/1406). I'm very
pleased with the way that the working group is evolving. The Steering
Committee meeting was very productive -- we're tackling the issues of a
charter, next meeting, coordinated actions with other working groups (W3C,
IETF), etc. Most important to all of us is reaching a critical mass of
membership -- we need to bring together advocates and developers of peer
technology to begin to discuss the important issues -- interoperability,
namespaces, intermediaries, security, etc. I'm confident that this group
will emerge as an effective organization to bring to light the issues of
If you have any questions about the group, feel free to contact me, Damien,
or anyone else on the group.
jeffrey kay <jkay@...>
chief technology officer, engenia software, inc.
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From: Damien Stolarz [mailto:dstolarz@...]
Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2001 10:27 PM
Subject: Re: [decentralization] Re: p2p working group/standards
Hello to everyone asking about the working group!
But p2p working group (http://www.peer-to-peerwg.org/) is really coming
together, and its list will hopefully soon evolve from a bunch of "ping"
messages to an active list.
After successfully putting together the core membership last week, the group
is working at breakneck speed to get its charter together and start turning
out helpful products for the p2p industry.
- 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