Net::BitTorrent::Todo - TODO list for Perl module Net::BitTorrent

High priorities

  • Define the direction the project will take in the future

Short term goals

  • Complete test suite

  • Improve detection of bad .torrent metadata.

  • Improve handling of slow pieces

  • Per-session transfer limits

Long term goals

  • Net::BitTorrent::Notes - Description of N::B's internals

    • Data layout

    • Behavior

    • Shortfalls

  • improve file handling

    • .piece file to store incoming blocks

  • Wire protocol encryption (?)

  • IP-filter

    • Not internal. A callback, perhaps.

  • scripts/

    • very light gui example using perl/TK

  • Internal bans for 'bad' peers

    • Penalty (and eventual ban) for peers who always seem involved with bad pieces

  • Full Multi-tracker spec compliance

  • PoCo::BitTorrent

    • Not to be confused with the other PoCo::BitTorrent

  • Params::Validate?


  • UDP trackers

  • Fast Peers

Duke Nukem: Forever

  • perlcritic severity=stern

  • non-blocking hash_check()

    • This is actually possible now with a bit of work.

  • N::B::Lite - bare bones client (nowhere near ::Tiny)

    • Single class

    • No extensions

    • Trimmed API