Re: [decentralization] Re: p2p working group/standards
> > P2P infrastructure must be open source.I'm referring mostly to avoiding having P2P systems rely on closed
> I would say that P2P infrastructure must be open spec, from which an
> open source implementation can flow. I don't begrudge those who want to
> build proprietary implementations of P2P specs.
libraries such as .NET or Jini. Dave has made his case time and again
about how his products will not be open source and that is perfectly
wonderful because Dave acts with a spirit of openness that is seldom seen
in closed-source companies....
I think the P2P community so far has done a wonderful job of resisting any
sort of closed (anything) lock in. I think it is worthwhile to keep
driving this point to those who wish to play with this community.
- 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