[p2p-hackers] Fwd: Prior art for the AltNet patent...

Sean C. Rhea srhea at cs.berkeley.edu
Fri Jan 14 17:49:38 UTC 2005


I think this should be archived on the list.

Sean

Begin forwarded message:
> From: Ethan Miller <elm at cs.ucsc.edu>
> Date: January 14, 2005 9:12:14 AM PST
> To: ian at locut.us, srhea at cs.berkeley.edu
> Cc: "Ethan L. Miller" <elm at cs.ucsc.edu>
> Subject: Prior art for the AltNet patent...
>
> For some of the claims (including claim 1), you might want to look at:
>
> Jeff Hollingsworth and Ethan Miller, "Using Content-Derived Names for 
> Configuration Management," 1997 Symposium on Software Reusability (SSR 
> '97), Boston, MA, May 1997, pages 104–109. 
> <http://www.cs.ucsc.edu/~elm/Papers/ssr97.pdf>
>
> Publication date is May 1997, so it definitely predates the patent.  
> It's not the only paper, either.  Merkle's hash trees are from the 
> 1980's.
>
> ethan
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