[JDEV] more p2p & jabber File Sharing

Rodrigo Roman dedalo at ferengi.com.ar
Wed Feb 13 10:37:29 CST 2002


I would like to add webdav as a possible protocol for this... AFAIK
jabber.com commercial server does file sharing this way...

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De: Thomas Muldowney [mailto:temas at box5.net] 
Enviado el: Miércoles, 13 de Febrero de 2002 01:26 p.m.
Para: jdev at jabber.org
Asunto: Re: [JDEV] more p2p & jabber File Sharing


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
email/jabber: temas at jabber.org
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