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Is there any advantage of using Tiger Tree Hash over any other hash function organized as the Merkle tree? Are there maybe any properties of TIGER that, say, SHA2 or BLAKE in Merkle tree do not have?

And in general, is there any point of chosing Tiger Tree Hash over anything else in modern applications for file sharing purposes?

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Would you care to edit your question to define TTH? Maybe spell out the acronym, give a link, etc.? Also, I encourage you to describe what research you've already done to try to answer the question on your own. – D.W. Apr 26 '14 at 21:29
I have clarified my question. – toriningen Apr 26 '14 at 21:44
The only reason is compatibility with existing protocols. – CodesInChaos Apr 27 '14 at 9:37

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