This version introduces the ability to connect to Gnutella groups based on
network speed, content and geography. These groups are inclusive rather
than exclusive to other Gnutella users. The manual use of network speed
groups should help to scale the gnutella network.
Network scalability has also been addressed with the help of
router.limewire.com's gnucache and our server based network discoverers.
Clients will be given connections that should allow a tiered, speed based
Client upload incompatibilities have been solved. LimeWire should have as
high a success rate in downloads as is physically possible on the current
We have enhanced the power of the shared library. Users can now access and
manage their content library totally within LimeWire.
We have totally enabled the forced IP option to allow port forwarding behind
We have added new connection preferencing options to control freeloading on
the Gnutella network. Users can be as strict as they like in connecting
with others that do not share content. If good quality connections run out,
a gnucache will be reconnected for quality connections. The quality of user
connections is more evident in the enhanced connection table.
There has recently been a problem with large garbage queries clogging the
network. These queries are now prevented by default from flooding the
network and are filtered out of the monitor window.
LimeWire is now 100% complient with the Clip2 Reflector. Modem users can
get a better experience through reflectors.
Users are more likely to be able to download from firewalled users.
LimeWire startup time has been reduced and shared files are now scanned in