Technical specifications for the libp2p networking stack
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libp2p specification

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This document presents libp2p, a modularized and extensible network stack to overcome the networking challenges faced when doing peer-to-peer applications. libp2p is used by IPFS as its networking library.

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Abstract

This describes the IPFS network protocol. The network layer provides point-to-point transports (reliable and unreliable) between any two IPFS nodes in the network.

This document defines the spec implemented in libp2p.

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Organization of this document

This RFC is organized by chapters described on the Table of contents section. Each of the chapters can be found in its own file.

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