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by fluke
2006-12-07 16:08
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: ADC support for "tracker"
Replies: 8
Views: 1325

Todi: I agree with you that faking out a tracker is possible (even easy). However, with DC++ tags, only one client needs to lie. With a tracker, at least two clients need to agree to lie. The point is to provide a system to help hub administrator *encourage* following the hub rules, not to provide g...
by fluke
2006-12-06 16:52
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: ADC support for "tracker"
Replies: 8
Views: 1325

ADC support for "tracker"

One of the advantages to BitTorrent is a central authority called a tracker keeps a record of the amount of bandwidth each client is contributing to uploads. Automating similar enforcement policies under the DC protocol has been impossible since the so little information is automatically provided ba...
by fluke
2006-12-06 15:45
Forum: Protocol Alley
Topic: ADC Handshake
Replies: 8
Views: 3000

From how I read the ADC protocol, it sounds like the hub has the option to speak first. There is nothing in the description that prohibits the hub from sending a SUP or STA immediately on connect. It is clear from the description that after the client sends it's SUP that the hub should respond with ...