Re: longer blocks

SMEarp@aol.com
Mon, 16 Jun 1997 23:50:00 -0400 (EDT)


>Anyway, why doesn't somone write a proxy server that requests lots of keys
>from the master server. The clients then connects to the proxy server and
>uses its keys. When the proxy runs out of keys, it sends them all back to
the
>master server and gets a new set. Is there any technical reason why this
>couldn't be done?

Technically, it _is_ possible. That is exactly what the Bovine RC5 effort
<http://rc5.distributed.net> does. Not being a programmer, I have no idea
how it would be implemented, but it can be done. Hope this helps,

-Sean Earp :o)