[RC5] Holding blocks hostage

Greg Wooledge wooledge at kellnet.com
Thu Nov 20 20:06:02 EST 1997


Greg Wooledge (wooledge at kellnet.com) wrote:

> 3000/2^28
> .00001117

Hey, Greg!  Quit being an idiot! :-(

Nobody seems to have caught my mistake even after all this time...
the actual calculation should have been 3000/2^36, not 3000/2^28.
That is, the number of blocks completed divided by the total number of
blocks, which is not 2^36 instead of 2^28 as it was during RC5-56.

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