[BitTorrent] Any news on BT2?

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Fri Feb 4 02:33:23 EST 2005


Bill Cox wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> It's been since June that Bram said anything about BT2.  Is it
> progressing?
> 
> BT needs an upgrade, and the ideas Bram mentioned for BT2 sound
> promising.  It's no good loading down the trackers.  Merkle hash trees
> are needed badly, as is tracker load distribution and redundancy.
> 
> Are there any code or protocol ideas we can start hacking together and
> testing in the open-source community?  We've got no official extension,

I've got an experimental implementation of merkle trees in my client.

> but at least two private companies are already using some BT2 ideas in
> their proprietary protocols.
> 
> Thanks,
> Bill
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> Yahoo! Groups Links
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Olaf van der Spek
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