Standards (was [BitTorrent] Back to Merkle Hash Trees...)
bill at viasic.com
Tue Feb 8 09:31:33 EST 2005
> > But if you cant transfer less than 32k, there is no point having the
> > segment size less than 32k. As far as I can see.
> The (only) point is to make the root hash (and top of the tree)
> independent of the chunk/piece size and to maintain compatibility with
> other uses of merkle hashes/THEX.
Does compatibility with THEX have value? If not, there's a reasonable
argument that the lowest level leaves in the Merkle hash tree should be
32K bytes in size. What is the value of THEX compatibility?
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