[RC5] CSC stats missing blocks
davidt at xfiles.nildram.co.uk
Fri Jan 14 23:03:43 EST 2000
On Fri, 14 Jan 2000, Robert A. Rosenberg wrote:
> I thought that the "OOPS" notice about bad blocks being handed out (and
> handing out duplicate blocks as a check) said that anyone who turned in a
> block that was given them would get credit for it even if it were a
> recycle. Now you seem to be saying that reissues will not be credited
> unless you are the first to submit it as checked.
You are confusing 'reissue' with 'recycle'.
A 'reissued' key is one which has been checked, and is reissued to another
client in an attempt to verify it was correctly processed.
A 'recycled' key is one which was issued, but not checked. Once we run out
of unissued keys, any unchecked keys are issued again when clients (well,
proxies) request blocks.
reissued keys *are* credited. recycled keys are not.
Of course, that raises the question of recycled reissues.
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