[RC5] Larger RC5-64 blocks?

Peter Cordes peter at llama.nslug.ns.ca
Sun Jan 14 00:04:55 EST 2001


On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 10:40:17AM +0100, oldan at wmdatasdc.dk wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> Do you plan on expanding the blocksize so it will be possible to fetch 2^34
> blocks? At the moment, my 600MHz PC finishes a 2^33 block in a little over
> an hour. If not anything else it should reduce network traffic...

 Do you have a tin-can + string network?  Then I could see caring about that
amount of traffic ;->

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