[RC5] Block stats questions

Dave Avery cwax at pacbell.net
Tue Apr 14 19:58:59 EDT 1998


On Sun, 12 Apr 1998 21:14:34 -0400, Claude Lamothe wrote:

>What block size are the stats based on?  Are the blocks in the stats
>"normalized" to a certain size (2^30 ...)?
>
>If I set the perferred blcok size how come I still get other sizes?
>

the stats are based on 2^28 blocks and all submitted blocks are normalized
to 2^28

the servers are allowed to issue you any sized block up to the the size you prefer.
so if you set prefer=30 you could get 2^28, 2^29 ( 2*2^28) , (3*2^28) , or 2^30 ( 4*2^28)

dave 
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Dave Avery                                       cwax at pacbell.net
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