Issue No. 03 - March (2006 vol. 7)
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The field of P2P has made enough novel contributions to justify its distinction from distributed systems in general. However, despite this innovation, a summary look at the applications that have emerged from this field tells a mostly monotonic story.
Gnutella, Napster, P2P, peer to peer
G. Goth, "From the Editors: Peer-to-Peer Community--Looking beyond the Legacy of Napster and Gnutella," in IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol. 7, no. , pp. 5, 2006.