From: Jim Whitehead (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 17:48:17 PDT
Adam Rifkin writes:
> It's unfortunate that the zdnet article chooses to linger on the kiddie
> porn aspect of gnutella use rather than how stupid the protocol really
> is ("Star ping" a friend called it). Let us never forget in the
> protocol game that simple = quick adoption, especially when the
> applications that use the protocol have pronounced network effects.
Yes, the network protocol behavior of Gnutella seems just as bad as the
content traded over it.
Two articles on Discuss.Userland.Com highlight significant scalability
problems with Gnutella directly related to its protocol design.
Why you don't want Gnutella (at least not yet)
Re: Why you don't want Gnutella (at least not yet)
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