[rc5] Random keyblocks

Kevin van Haaren KvanHaaren at HNTB.com
Mon Aug 25 18:30:06 EDT 1997


I was also wondering if it was truly random (any key in keyspace) or
only keys greater than the last one from the proxy.  The second way
would produce better results.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Eric Gindrup [SMTP:gindrup at okway.okstate.edu]
> Sent:	Monday, August 25, 1997 2:24 PM
> To:	rc5 at llamas.net
> Subject:	[rc5] Random keyblocks
> 
> 
>      What percentage of finished keyblocks are random right now?  When
> does 
>      it stop being helpful to produce random keyblocks?  What is the 
>      average number of random blocks produced by a client that falls
> back 
>      to producing random blocks?  Would it be equally valuable to
> "pass 
>      out" tardy blocks to be handled by detached clients?  At what 
>      completion percentage would it be more productive to start
> handing out 
>      tardy blocks instead of producing random blocks?
>             -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu
> 
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