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

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 04:35:54 EDT 2005


On 12 Apr 2005 23:21:02 -0000, larytet.8708132 at bloglines.com
<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

Ah. Then don't claim you can.

> 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

Who limited the number of torrents to 64k?



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