[cap-talk] Why is EQ so dang fascinating?

Charles Landau clandau at macslab.com
Sat Nov 3 00:13:12 EDT 2007


At 8:47 PM -0700 11/2/07, Dean Tribble wrote:
>On 11/2/07, Charles Landau <clandau at macslab.com> wrote:
>  > What hasn't been shown is a technique that can implement a join
>>  operation without EQ that completes in a bounded time regardless of
>  > the capabilities being joined.
>
>In typical cases, the
>operation completes in bounded time for cooperating participants, and
>only takes unbounded time for malicious participants. With
>non-blocking send, that need pose no burden on the evaluator

It imposes the burden of choosing the right timeout, which is 
notoriously difficult.



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