[RC5] Holding blocks hostage

Skip Huffman SHuffman at Atl.Carreker.Com
Fri Nov 21 07:35:33 EST 1997

On Thu, 20 Nov 1997 20:06:02 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:

>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.

Hey Greg,  why don't you give Greg a break!?  Just because his math
isn't any better than mine is no reason to abuse the poor guy.


Joining a twelve or so step program math klutzes.

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