[bittorrent] question on the blocks downloading in BT
coderjoe at grnet.com
Sat Jun 11 22:56:30 EDT 2005
On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 10:36:03PM -0400, Simon Spero wrote:
> A malicious peer behind an asymmetric compressed uplink can gain an
> unfair advantage by replacing real data with chunks of very low entropy
> rubbish (e.g. all zeros, etc).
except that most clients will snub peers that send too many bad blocks
of data to it.
<irq> my cat is perfect
<cdlu> irq: so your cat has a standard in, a standard out, and never
overflows its buffers?
<irq> cdlu: never.
<irq> cdlu: and he's damned intelligent, too. i often have conversations
with him about philosophy.
<irq> my cat usually redirects stdout and stderr to
/dev/litterbox or /dev/outside
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