[RC5] Larger RC5-64 blocks?

oldan at wmdatasdc.dk oldan at wmdatasdc.dk
Mon Jan 15 09:37:36 EST 2001


>>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...

>Why not just pull 24 hours worth of blocks so you only update once a
>day? Just because you finish a 2^33 in a hour is not a reason for
>calling in every hour to get more data.

I do that already. In fact I usually put between 48 and 72 hours worth of
blocks in my in-buffer. I was thinking more along the lines of minimizing
network traffic and keyspace fragmentation.

Regards
Ole

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