[RC5] Filling the gaps

Brian Lintz lintbri at charlie.cns.iit.edu
Wed Nov 25 15:32:08 EST 1998


On Wed, 25 Nov 1998 dbaker at cuckoo.com wrote:
>  We are already able to fill these gaps by simply "recycling" blocks that
>  have been MIA for a couple months.  This way, users don't have to intervene
>  if they think their client/box/connection is stable.  I think it's safe to
>  say that blocks over 90 days old are subject to being recycled. 

But, in a contest that has a lifespan of a day or three, one MIA block
could essentially be our doom, couldn't it?


--Brian

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