Up: Metadata and P2P optimizing
Peer to peer networking is currently in its infancy.
It is, however, expected to become widespread in the near future.
The problem facing us is that these applications will become
unusable as their popularity increases. I present a selection of
technologies that control the flow of information by utilizing metadata.
The characteristics of these methods and what problems a developer can expect during implementation are discussed in depth. Finally, a
combination of methods is suggested to maximize usability in a practical manner.