I need a precise spec for the RLPx p2p algorithms. Right now the wiki says "kademlia like" and that is not sufficient. The original paper from Maymounkov and Mazieres is confusing, widely misunderstood, and Kademlia implementations vary. Is there an agreed interpretation of Kademlia documented?


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There is a rough, incomplete, explanation of v4 discovery protocol and an explanation of the v5 discovery protocol at this draft documents location:


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