> Torrents containing some or all of the same files, but which use different hashes, can be essentially combined. Say there are two partially dead torrents, one can only reach 83% and the other 39%, so long as the missing 17% of data from the first one is contained within the 39% of the second, you can actually finish your download (presumably it isn't limited to just two either).
This new feature of the #BitTorrent spec v2, that was recently released, is amazing! https://blog.libtorrent.org/2020/09/bittorrent-v2/
Quoted explanation of the feature taken from this comment: https://www.reddit.com/r/Piracy/comments/j9blrl/biglybt_is_the_first_torrent_client_to_support/g8iyodd/
Though it doesn't seem like this side of the v2 spec is used automatically in clients supporting v2, but must be implemented in some way, if I understand this article correctly? https://torrentfreak.com/biglybt-is-the-first-torrent-client-to-support-the-bittorrent-v2-spec-201011/
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