[bittorrent] Friend-machines-assisted approach to boosting one's BT download

Johan Pouwelse peer2peer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 16 06:45:40 EDT 2006


On 6/16/06, Elliott Mitchell <ehem at m5p.com> wrote:
> >From: Harold Feit <dwknight at depthstrike.com>
> > Elliott Mitchell wrote:
> > Look up Merkle Trees.
> Precisely, though I'd tend to deviate some from the precise definition of
> a Merkle tree (general idea is good in the general term, but it needs to
> be adjusted to fit BT).

Merkle Hashes are implemented for Bittorrent.
It took us a few months to get it right.

Documentation & specs :
http://tribler.org/developers/?layer0=101
http://tribler.org/images/content/SimpleMerkleHashes-20051111.pdf

The Code :
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=159448

Greetings,
Dr. J.A. Pouwelse



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