[RC5] Funky keyrate calculations in proxyper

Jeff Lawson jlawson at hmc.edu
Wed Jan 28 00:46:47 EST 1998

At 09:30 PM 1/22/98 , Cedric Tefft wrote:
>It seems a better solution would be to forget about sliding windows
>altogether and calculate the keyrates based on running totals since the
>proxy was last started.  If you do insist on sliding window averages, I
>would think a window of many hours (48?) would give a more accurate
>average than the 30-minute window currently in use. 

It all depends on the traffic on that particular proxy.  If your personal
proxy is only serving 2 old 386 machines running clients, then certainly
the 30 minute interval would likely be insufficient.  A future version of
the personal proxy will allow the sliding window size to be modified in the
ini file.

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