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== Query Throttle ==
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Querying the Gnutella2 network can lead to '''a lot''' of results, putting a resource strain on both the network as a whole nad the querying party itself. Therfore a client SHOULD NOT send any more queries after he has received about 100 results. The client should also not send too many query packets at the same time

Revision as of 18:30, 5 April 2005

Introduction

The Gnutella2 object search mechanism defines a powerful query descriptor capable of specifying a number of different extensible search criteria, and requesting a subset of information about matching objects.

/Q2 - Gnutella2 Query

Query Throttle

Querying the Gnutella2 network can lead to a lot of results, putting a resource strain on both the network as a whole nad the querying party itself. Therfore a client SHOULD NOT send any more queries after he has received about 100 results. The client should also not send too many query packets at the same time