Standards (was [BitTorrent] Back to Merkle Hash Trees...)

Brian Dessent brian at
Mon Feb 7 17:45:50 EST 2005

Olaf van der Spek wrote:

> > The tracker admins that save heaps and heaps of bandwidth from that
> > extension disagree with you there.  The fact is it's not a very well
> > thought out extension that has no means of coping with ipv6, but ipv6
> Wouldn't adding something like peers6 'fix' this?

Yeah, that'd work.  But the other issues surrounding ipv6 have been
hashed out over and over on this list in the past so there's more than
just adapting the binary peers list in the tracker response.  (as I'm
sure you're aware of...)


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