[bittorrent] more DHT Information
torrent at blinkenlights.ch
Mon May 21 14:25:30 EDT 2007
> I'd like to know if there is any more information (other than the
> DHT-Draft http://www.bittorrent.org/Draft_DHT_protocol.html) for the
> Mainline-DHT available.
Mainline uses Kademlia. Did you read the 'Kademlia-Paper' ? :
It describes the idea behind kademlia pretty good, you should
read it before starting to implement Kademlia.
Draft_DHT_protocol.html just tells you how are going to communicate
with other peers (= what data to send) but it doesn't explain
> Especially I am looking for information regarding the procedures
> like "joining the DHT"
Joining Kademlia means to start searching a Hash.
Your node will become known to other pears as it starts
to do find_node / get_peers / etc queries.
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