[RC5] RE: Do not forget about the cheaters :)

groovyr at comcast.net groovyr at comcast.net
Fri Jan 9 07:50:16 EST 2004


At 5:36 PM -0500 1/8/04, rc5-request at lists.distributed.net wrote:
>Identity-based checking is far from ideal. This is the kind of thing that
>easily gets hacked.


not when done right.

> If there's a way to mathematically prove, up to a certain
>level of confidence, that the work was actually done, I don't see why one
>would do differently.
>
>DÈcio

Not when done right.   In fact there is no need to even hid the marker  since
the server will only accept a marker that matches the other part sitting on
the server.    PGP basically. 


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