[RC5] Splitting buff-in.des?

Toomas Aas toomas at raad.tartu.ee
Sat Jan 17 01:08:18 EST 1998


> On the off-chance that I hit the key with this machine, what happens?  
> Will anything alert me that a potential winner is sitting in my out-buffer
> (spurring me to get re-connected sooner and flush the buffer)?  Or will
> nothing be known until the actual flushing of the blocks to the server?

I remember from RC5-64 that users are not alerted about possible 
winning keys because false positives are possible (and actually *do* 
happen).

FWIW,
Toomas
 

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