[BitTorrent] been gone - what's up with this tracker?

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Mon May 31 05:56:06 EDT 2004


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From: "Mirar" <mirar-yg at mirar.org>
To: <BitTorrent at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 11:23 AM
Subject: [BitTorrent] been gone - what's up with this tracker?


> I've been gone from the bittorrent devscene for a while, since I wrote
> my client this autumn...
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> A certain tracker answers with this, instead of something my bencoding
> decoder can grok.
>
> 1f 8b 08 00  00 00 00 00  00 03 75 57  6b 88 54 65  .... .... ..uW k.Te
> 18 56 09 8b  d0 32 d8 28  08 43 32 24  75 cf c7 77  .V.. Ð2Ø( .C2$ uÏÇw
> 3f df 39 19  3a 3b b3 b7  71 2f b3 97  76 77 96 50  ?ß9. :;³· q/³. vw.P
> 67 ce 9c d9  99 dd d9 9d  eb 5e 66 b7  22 b0 a0 d0  gÎ.Ù .ÝÙ. ë^f· "° Ð
> 0a 24 0c c1  95 c8 f0 87  54 d0 95 c0  8c 40        .$.Á .Èð. TÐ.À .@
>
> What is it? Or is the tracker just *wrong*? After connecting to the
> tracker, I start to get incoming connections, so it can't be *that* wrong.
> Is it a zipped answer or something?

That's gzip content encoding.
>
> Also, which new extensions from the last half-year is important that I
> implement? :)

The HTTP compact tracker protocol.

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