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Wired: GPulp Opens Up Web Searches

Sep 18, 2000, 14:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Gnutella Next Generation development team announced on Friday that they are developing a new open source technology for search engines."

"The group believes that "gPulp" (general Purpose Location Protocol) will eventually become the standard search tool on every network and computing device. "GPulp will be a ubiquitous, open, free, and powerful tool that lets users find anything -- anything! -- on any network," promised Gnutella Next Generation (Gnutella NG) team manager Sebastien Lambla."

"GPulp is different from existing search technologies in a number of ways."

"It is based on the Gnutella structure, an open source application originally created by Nullsoft. Gnutella enables users to exchange any type of file without having to go through a central server, as users must do with most of the 'sharing' programs, like Napster, that are currently in use."

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