[p2p-hackers] P2P Social Networking Protocols

Tim Julien tjulien at limewire.com
Thu Feb 4 17:21:16 EST 2010


LimeWire has 'friend' features that is basically gnutella + xmpp.  It
allows you to see a friend's files and download them.  

We also built an impl based on facebook chat that enabled the same use
case, but that feature has been disabled.

See also Jingle:
http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0166.html

Also:
http://socialvpn.wordpress.com/

-Tim

On Thu, 2010-02-04 at 13:32 -0800, Susheel Daswani wrote:
> Thanks!
> 
> 
> "The basic idea is pretty simple. If people publish information in the
> FOAF document format, machines will be able to make use of that
> information."
> 
> 
> FOAF seems to define a language for dis-intermediatd social
> conversations, but I'm talking about a Gnutella for Social Networking,
> i.e., some P2P system that could theoretically power Facebook on the
> client side.
> 
> 
> Susheel
> 
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 1:23 PM, P. Oscar Boykin <boykin at pobox.com>
> wrote:
>         Old, but in principle useful for P2P social networking:
>         
>         http://www.foaf-project.org/
>         
>         
>         On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Susheel Daswani
>         <sdaswani at gmail.com> wrote:
>         > Does anyone know of any?
>         > Thanks!
>         > Susheel
>         
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