[RC5] A few questions ...

Barry Nathan barryn at pobox.com
Tue Nov 25 05:53:28 EST 1997


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John Ragland <tachyon at icom.net> wrote:

>On Sun, 23 Nov 1997 22:43:55 -0500, sundae at technologist.com wrote:
>
>>When the client is running in offline mode, the client will use
random
>>blocks to continue with the cracking even after the 200 blocks in
the
>>buffer.
>
>What happens when those random blocks are turned in to the server?
Are
>those blocks counted as done and not issued to anyone else by the
>server? What if the blocks happen to have been used by another
person?

When they're turned in, they're counted as done by the person who has
the client that generated the random blocks. If somebody already
turned in the same blocks, they don't get recounted.

At least, that's how I understand it - somebody please correct me if
I'm wrong...

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