Obtaining client ID

Vernon Schryver vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com
Fri Jul 11 19:23:43 UTC 2003

> From: Brett Cove <brettc@ActiveState.com>

> ...
> >From what was stated above, it sounds like a local DCC server must flood
> 40 MB, 3 or 4 times per day, makeing the total ~150 MB/day.
> However in the FAQ
> (http://www.rhyolite.com/anti-spam/dcc/FAQ.html#system-load).. 
> "As of mid-2003, about 40 MBytes/day are exchanged between pairs of
> servers participating in the network to which dcc.dcc-servers.net
> belongs."
> Could someone please clarify this for me.

Each server needs 3 or 4 peers to keep the network connected.
Because of the nature of a flooding algorithm in a fairly uniformly
connected network, most bulk checksums are likely to flow to or
from each of a DCC server's peers.

3 or 4 times 40 MBytes/day is about 150 MBytes/day.

Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com

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