How Gnutella Happened
Gene Kan, Strategist, Project Juxtapose, Sun Microsystems
Track: Technical Track
Date: Thursday, February 15
Location: Colonial Room
Gnutella is one of only a few systems which exhibit community involvement leading to its success. Gene Kan will speak about Justin Frankel and Tom Pepper's involvement in relation to Nullsoft's parent company AOL, problems with scalability, inconsistent client software, the future of Gnutella with corporate involvement, and how some current projects are using Gnutella as an uncompensated content source.