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

larytet.8708132 at bloglines.com larytet.8708132 at bloglines.com
Tue Apr 12 19:23:51 EDT 2005


--- larytet.8708132 at bloglines.com wrote:
--- 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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but the interesting thing about torrent files is that we don;t trust
torrent files, we trust tracker and index server



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