[bittorrent] The size of XML (was: DTD for hashed files)

larytet.8708132 at bloglines.com larytet.8708132 at bloglines.com
Tue Apr 12 19:21:02 EDT 2005


--- Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek at gmail.com wrote:
> i do not know and i
do not care. i can
> > create torrent file and even compile it in a way that
it will have the hash
> > of some othe torrent file. and then i will send
you this torrent file to you
> 
> Interesting. Could you send two such .torrent
files with the same
> info_hash, but with different info keys?
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not in practice, but theoretically i could generate two well formed torrent
files with the same MD5 or SHA-1. by definition collisions are possible, they
are just rare, very rare. but in the space of all 64K torrent files i could
find two with the same hash



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