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Is there a network protocol specification or description outside the source code?

Obviously the network protocol is specified in the Monero source code in c++, but I was wondering if a more generic document exists that could be useful for implementing a program in another language ...
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Can I change limit_up speed?

Default is 2047 kB/s. If I am able to increase this, would it be advantageous for the network? If I were to increase it, what would be a good number?
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How does Monero use DNS to discover seed nodes?

As far as I'm concerned, there is a hardcoded list of four hostnames m_seed_nodes_list = {"seeds.moneroseeds.se", "seeds.moneroseeds.ae.org", "seeds.moneroseeds.ch", "seeds.moneroseeds.li"};. Then the ...
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Does each node have a maximum number of peers?

How many peers can each node be connected to simultaneously? Is the maximum the same as the number of full nodes on the Monero network? Are there any performance benefits of limiting the number of ...
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Failure of an exchange or pool to upgrade to Monero v0.10.1 by January 5th

According to the release notes: The main thing to know is that you should 0.10.1. Otherwise, you will get booted off the network. If you are mining, make sure the pool you are mining on has ...
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How does a node maintain its anchor peer list?

I'm trying to figure out how a node maintains its list of anchor peers. I know that they are important when a node restarts. However, when does a node add and remove other nodes to its anchor peer ...