[rc5] Re: Tardy blocks (was Random keyblocks)

Fedor Kouranov ted99 at ibm.net
Sun Aug 31 16:58:10 EDT 1997


On 08/26/97 Jeff Lawson <jlawson at hmc.edu> said:

>This means that if they crashed while processing a
>block, then a solution had not yet been found in that block (because if it
>had, the block would have been stopped there and the solution-notification
>written to the buff-out).

Huh? D'you mean that the rest of the block goes unchecked? What if key
0123456:789ABCD is a "probable solution" but 0123456:DCBA987 is *the* key?
It is unbelievable, but still possible. May be I didn't get you?


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