[RC5] Stats suggestion

Ben Clifford benc at hawaga.org.uk
Fri Jan 5 22:13:38 EST 2001


On Fri, 5 Jan 2001, Arne Heizmann wrote:

> > Now, what would be *really* nice is if people could choose their own
> > halflife (or halflives) for their own records
> 
> I thought of that too, but it would encourage "cheaters" to put it on a
> very low value for one day, mega-flush, and then put it on an extremely
> high value. This would make the weighted average show an unrealistically
> high key rate for quite some time.

Indeed, by setting the constant to 1, they could maintain that value ad
infinitum.

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