Had an idea - looking for a math buff to tell me if it's possible with today's technology.

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Wed May 18 19:41:16 CDT 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM, Heath Jones <hj1980 at gmail.com> wrote:
> My point here is it IS possible to transfer just a hash and counter value
> and effectively generate identical data at the remote end.
> The limit that will be hit is the difficulty of generating and comparing
> hash values with current processing power.
>
> I'm proposing iterating through generated data up until the actual data.
> It's not even a storage issue, as once you have incremented the data you
> don't need to store old data or hash values - just the counter. No massive
> hash tables.
>
> It's a CPU issue.
>

i'd note it took you many more packets than my example of roughly the
same thing.

if you really want to save bandwidth, my 1 packet answer is the best answer.




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