[bittorrent] Avalanche

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 05:57:55 EDT 2005


On 6/23/05, Joseph Ashwood <ashwood at msn.com> wrote:
> more seeds than peers. The online codes become a penalty in these swarms
> because they require the transfer of comparatively more data. In these

Why is more data transfer required?
My understanding is that it works like parity.
You add like 1 parity bit to every 8 bits and you can then complete
the byte with any 8 bits.



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