Peer 2 Peer
mike at halcrow.us
Sat Sep 24 15:15:33 MDT 2005
On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 02:36:54PM -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
> Michael Halcrow wrote:
> >If you are serious about an academic investigation of P2P, then I
> >recommend you forget about Gnutella, KaZaA, or any other
> >``best-effort'' shoot-from-the-hip solutions out there.
> Two questions for Mr H:
> Does BitTorrent fall into this category as well, or does it command
> more respect in the academic P2P community?
From what I know about BitTorrent, it depends on a tracker, so it
fails to satisfy the third requirement in the list I gave (routing
information is not evenly distributed among the hosts in the network).
> Have you studied mobile agent architecture as well?
A bit, as an undergrad w/ Dr. Clement @ BYU. I will be studying more
on that later this semester in Dr. Lam's class @ UT Austin, starting
at the end of October:
Michael A. Halcrow
Security Software Engineer, IBM Linux Technology Center
GnuPG Fingerprint: 419C 5B1E 948A FA73 A54C 20F5 DB40 8531 6DCA 8769
Diogenes, having abandoned his search for truth, is now searching
for a good fantasy.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 481 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
Url : http://plug.org/pipermail/plug/attachments/20050924/83663c1f/attachment.bin
More information about the PLUG