[RC5] Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 21:10:38 -0000

Fuzzy Logic fuzzman at m-net.arbornet.org
Thu Feb 14 11:25:17 EST 2002

Where did you get the impression thaqt we've been through the entire range
4-6 times?

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Si hoc legere scis, nimium eruditionis habes.
Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur.
Cras amet qui numquam amavit, quique amavit cras plus amet.
Uno itinere non potest perveniri ad tam grande secretum.

On Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Robert A. Rosenberg wrote:

> WHY do we have that much still to do? I've been participating for over
> 3 years and i KNOW that we have cycled through the full range at least
> 4-6 times in that period. I assume that on most of those passes only
> non-returned blocks were supposed to be being handed out but we still
> have not found the key yet. WHY is this? The only reason I can see is
> that each range is NOT being 100% handed out before a new range is
> selected to be handed out. What is the FAILURE TO RETURN rate? This
> might gave a good idea of why we are recycling over and over and never
> finding the correct block (assuming that Ranges are not being
> abandoned prior to 100% of the unreturned blocks from prior passes are
> actually handed out).

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