[RC5] Wheres the blocks?

rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk
Sun Jan 10 01:57:03 EST 1999


On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Denie Andriessen wrote:
> And besides all the previously mentioned stuff..
> 
> 
> Question:  (especially to the hero's of distributed.net)
> What happens if a block is recycled...
> Who get's the credit ?
>  - The one that first check it out ?
	No
>  - The one that first returned it ?
	Yes

The second (or subsequent) user to return a previously checked block
gets no credit for it at all, the keymaster just ignores it (actually
I believe it logs it, so that d.net can follow up people doing massive
amounts of duplicate work).

David Taylor
dtaylor at NOSPAM.xfiles.nildram.co.uk

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