[rc5] Block size

Bill Plein bill at diablo.net
Tue Oct 28 12:10:52 EST 1997


>This doesn't answer your question directly (I don't know the reasons
>since I'm not in the core team or anything), but it's probably worth
>mentioning that Cyberian is also going to use 2^28 blocks this time
>around, and if both efforts use the same block size it would make it
>easier to share blocks.

Share blocks? Not after what they did last time (or so I hear). It sounded
like they started late, knew that we had checked X% of the keyspace, and
decided they didn't have to check those blocks. That was one-way sharing.
Forget it.


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