[RC5] Found the key? Immediate flush!

William E. Powers wepprop at orbitworld.net
Thu Jan 14 17:08:46 EST 1999


> I understand the clients are designed to act as if nothing special has
> happened if they happen to stumble across the right key.  That's fine.  But
> consider this:  that client may be online-always, and yet may have 8 hour's
> worth of output buffers to fill before automatically flushing.  8 hours
> could make the difference between winning $10,000 and $5,000, or between
> $5,000 and $0.
> 
> If the client is online-always, doesn't it make sense for it to immediately
> notify d.net?  Silently, of course...

Does the client actually identify *the* key, or does it just find an 
*interesting* key that has to be investigated further to determine if 
it's *the* key?


Bill Powers
wepprop at bigfoot.com

"I figure God put me here and He can take me back anytime He pleases."
- Danny Dutton, age 8.

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