[BitTorrent] Re: bt2 protocol features

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Sat Jun 5 14:21:15 EDT 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "H.J." <animeandtaoism at yahoo.com>
To: <BitTorrent at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 1:08 PM
Subject: [BitTorrent] Re: bt2 protocol features


> --- In BitTorrent at yahoogroups.com, Bram Cohen <bram at b...> wrote:
> 
> > Features planned for bt2 -
> > 
> > merkle hash trees - this is by far the most compelling reason to 
> break
> > compatibility. Files in a multi-file will each have their own hash 
> root.
> 
>  Ok so if each file has it's own has does that mean in an instance 
> where the tracker has both the files individually and in a multi 
> file... they would be able to cross download? That would be neat.

Probably not, as both swarms will use a different info_hash.


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