[rc5] Random keyblocks

Jeff Lawson jlawson at hmc.edu
Tue Aug 26 03:44:32 EDT 1997


At 08:23 AM 8/26/97 +0200, Marko Presburger wrote:
>Since the keys are distributed sequentially the client would know, when it

>ran out of keys and went into the random generating routine, to only
generate 
>
>keys for the remaining 85% of the keyspace.


As we've already indicated in the FAQ and a few times on the list, keys are
not strictly sequentially handed out.  Long stretches of sequential blocks
are handed out, and then a new stretch is rechosen and distributed from.


Jeff
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