[JDEV] more p2p & jabber File Sharing

Thomas Muldowney temas at box5.net
Wed Feb 13 10:25:39 CST 2002


I thought this was closer to regular HTTP.  I guess my large question
would be why not current protocols?  FTP, HTTP, Gnutella, any of those?
Maybe some explanation of why a new protocol would help me better read
through this and understand the logic.

--temas


On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 10:57:27AM -0500, Dave wrote:
> The protocol looks substantially more complicated than the GnutellaNet
> protocol, yet I don't see any major advantages to it over simply
> integrating a GnutellaNet client into the Jabber client (since GnutellaNet
> client libs are widely available for almost every platform by now).
> What's more, storing indexes to the files on the Jabber server would
> subject the administrator of any server to possible Napster-style
> litigation.  If you'd really like to get the Jabber server involved,
> maybe a Jabber<->GnutellaNet transport is best. . .
> 
> ...just my two pennies :-)
> 
>  - Dave
> 
> 
> BTW - The GnutellaNet isn't the only p2p file-sharing network out there.
> You can integrate a client for any other p2p file-sharing network instead
> (including Genny, Gnutella's "official" replacement), if you prefer.
> 
> aliban at gmx.net wrote:
> > 
> > hello,
> > as i already mentioned i will write a jabber File Sharing component.
> > it will store filenames in a mysql database and a user can search 
> > for this. He will get a jid as result. Then he can request the file from 
> > the JID.
> > On my page you can find a preview about the jabberFS:iq that will 
> > be used by the jabber File Sharing system.
> > http://skabber.rudbek.com/jabberfs/
> > 
> > jabberFS:iq:search v.1.0
> > http://skabber.rudbek.com/jabberfs/jabberfs-iq-search.txt
> > 
> > jabberFS:iq:filetransfer v.1.0.1
> > http://skabber.rudbek.com/jabberfs/jabberfs-iq-filetransfer.txt
> > 
> > p.s. Julian: i switched jabber:iq:oob to jabberFS:iq:filetransfer
> > 
> > any comments are welcome.
> > Edrin
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Thomas Muldowney
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