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- n. Plural form of hashcode.
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Others might direct downloaders to bogus files or data chunks – though, most modern torrent clients check hashcodes now, rendering that exploit moot.
"Bitcoin" has a clever approach involving time/hashcodes which could be applied I'd bet.
Also, have a look at the contents of the set (using IdHashMap and EnumMap) if you add elements that do not have colliding hashcodes. (print the toString ())