[RC5] 999 to 1000 blocks and P5: MMX vs Classic

Nuno Lourenço nunol27 at sapo.pt
Tue Jan 13 20:41:36 EST 2004


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Jones" <fiddles at distributed.net>
To: "D.net Discussion" <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2004 11:59 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] 999 to 1000 blocks and P5: MMX vs Classic


> If you have 999 blocks in your out buffer, why not simply flush them?
Blocks aren't
> much good unless you send 'em back! :-P

Yes, it's true if you have a internet connection available or if you have
access to the computer every week or so. What if you only have access every
50 days, or 150 days? The computer stops at 999 blocks and in the case of a
fast computer you lose several thousand blocks.

Nuno Lourenço



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