[bittorrent] Intersecting Torrent data ???
Olaf van der Spek
olafvdspek at gmail.com
Tue May 10 04:30:58 EDT 2005
On 5/10/05, Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/10/05, Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > One of the important things is that the files be downloaded in a certain
> > > order. (Because, for example, the ogg files may need to be played in
> > > order.) Using 3 different torrents would not maintain that order.
> > BitTorrent is not designed for sequential downloading. So you'd have
> > to download the entire archive before you can play the first file.
> Has anyone created any extension to BItTorrent to do this? (I.e., is there
I'm not aware of any.
But is downloading completely before playing a (big) problem?
Note that sequential downloading would decrease the effectiveness of BT.
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