[RC5] keyrate stabilizing?
etdaughe at vt.edu
Mon Oct 15 19:54:14 EDT 2001
Can we get one that says we are "29 an holding"?
>We've tried using raw "unfiltered" statistics before (see CSC), and the
>response was not pretty. Talk about conspiracy theories! I have a hard
>time believing a stats page showing "OGR-24 is 274% complete" (or
>whatever it is) would be an improvement over what we have now.
>Bruce Wilson <bwilson at distributed.net>
>PGP KeyID: 5430B995, http://www.toomuchblue.com/
>"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur."
>(Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.)
>| -----Original Message-----
>| total stubs returned / total stubs * 100 = rough % done.
>| It seems it would be much easier to give a rough percentage complete
>| figure. Checking for duplicates and checking the 2nd pass to
>| ensure acuracy
>| of the returned data does indeed need to be done at some
>| stage, but for a
>| simple 'we are about 74% done' figure, couldn't we just count
>| the number of
>| returned stubs? Surely duplicate results are neglible in
>| comparision to
>| valid results and thus would not distort the rough figure too much.
>| The other inaccuracy in this figure is that each stub
>| contains a different
>| number of nodes. So a stub is not an accurate measure of
>| work done. But
>| doesn't this average out in the long term, or does the
>| average number of
>| nodes per stub deviate as we move though the workspace?
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