[bittorrent] BT protocol Q
justin at street-vision.com
Fri Apr 29 19:38:30 EDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-04-29 at 20:27 +0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On 4/29/05, Simon Spero <ses at unc.edu> wrote:
> > On Apr 29, 2005, at 1:49 PM, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> > > A request is for a chunk (16/32 kb), not a piece.
> > Yes, but there are *really* nasty problems with requesting chunks
> > that are not the same size as pieces.
> Maybe you should tell *all* client developers about those nasty problems then.
I think everyone knows this is the biggest problem with BT. As you cant
verify the stuff you get until you get a piece the whole thing is really
The spec specifically says that chunks cannot be the same size as pieces
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