An ad-hoc P2P chat program

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An ad-hoc chat program developed in the software development course at the TU-Braunschweig. Barracuda (by Stephan Friedrichs, Henning Günther, Oliver Mielentz and Martin Wegner) implements an ad-hoc (p2p) network. On top of that, a chat application has been realised.

Just like in IRC, the communication is organised in channels. A channel may be anonymous (the messages' origin is obscured), private (encrypted, only invited users may join them) or public (free for all users).

The design is elaborated in a series of RFCs (see for example

The Darcs repository can be found at

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