[RC5] Moving buff-in.des files

Jim C. Nasby nasby at enteract.com
Sat Jan 17 01:02:24 EST 1998


This is entirly correct, and official... :) Well... I can't remember when
0x64 blocks would be re-assigned though... either during 0x66, or before 
we
went to 0x64... no matter... :)

gindrup at okway.okstate.edu wrote:

>      Strictly, this is not entirely correct.  It appears that the RC5-64
>      keyspace has been divided into 256 strips each of which will be
>      completed before the next is started.  Regardless, it looks like
> strip
>      0x66 has already started even though 0x64 isn't done and 0x65 (the
>      random are, I thought) aren't done.  Probably, after the post-strip
>      processin is done, the 0x64 strip blocks will be reassigned in among
>      the 0x66 blocks.
>             -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu
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> Subject: Re: [RC5] Moving buff-in.des files
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> Date:    1/16/98 2:55 PM
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> On Thu, 15 Jan 1998 10:38:54 -0500, Scott Mohnkern wrote:
>
> >Is there some provision where if a block doesn't get returned in a
> >specified
> >period of time, it just re-assigns it?
>
> If we reach the end of the keyspace without the Magic Key being
> returned, then the keyservers will begin sending out all blocks that
> have been assigned but not returned.
>
> Skip Huffman, Carreker-Antinori
> Atlanta Office, Quality Group
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