[RC5] Cracking Share statistics

dan carter motion at es.co.nz
Thu Apr 16 12:18:58 EDT 1998


On Wed, 15 Apr 98 09:05:49 -0600, Stephen Berg wrote:
>
>Exactly what I was saying, the proxy retains it but does not send it
>in when it fetches and flushes blocks to the main keyservers.  So the
>stats could display the OS used info but it wouldn't be accurate
>since the proxys filter out that information from the keyservers.
>
>[Moderator's note: No, the proxy retains and sends all CPU/OS/VER
>information to the full proxies and that same information is sent
>to the keymaster.  The proxies do not modify or filter anything.]
>

As a quick proof to that, there exists proxies (personal or full) for only unix, OS/2, and 
win32.

So every single block submitted ever goes through a unix, OS/2, or win32 proxy, yet 
Netware, MacOS etc still appear in the stats
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