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

Konstantin 'Kosta' Welke kosta at
Wed Feb 9 15:55:47 EST 2005

On Tue, 08 Feb 2005 14:29:49 +0100, Olaf van der Spek <OvdSpek at LIACS.NL> wrote:
> Justin Cormack wrote:

>>> I consider an URL easier to pass around then a (text) file.
>> A URL is a small text file. If we can make the .torrent small enough it can
>> fit in the url.
> No, an URL is a small text. It's not a file.

Yeah, its a concatenation of a subset of ASCII that gets stored in some sort
of memory. Your xbtp:// approach looks pretty promising, IMHO.


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