> 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 spec v2, that was recently released, is amazing!


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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?

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