Re: Happy one-month anniversary, Gnutella.

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From: I'm not a real doofus, but I play one at a national laboratory (
Date: Fri Apr 14 2000 - 10:52:33 PDT

> 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.

The New Newd Thing

> Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive.
> Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
> -- Morpheus, The Matrix

  -- Neo, The Matrix

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