[p2p-hackers] paper "rarest first and choke algorithms are enough"

Arnaud Legout Arnaud.Legout at sophia.inria.fr
Thu May 4 16:30:10 UTC 2006


Hi Daniel,

I do agree with you, but what you are talking about is more related to 
torrent survivability
than to the torrent regular operation.

I see a torrent as a way to transmit to a large audience a popular 
content. If this is not the case
then it makes more sense to use a client server architecture. A good way 
to guarantee the torrent
survivability is to mix a client server architecture with a BitTorrent 
file transfer.
This is not the solution to everything, but at least it is simple and 
efficient.

Regards,
Arnaud.






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