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comment Should UDP data payloads include a CRC?
@AProgrammer I admit that the choice of words might have been misleading. I replaced it with "proper message digest". Message digest functions are far longer, making accidental collisions so unlikely that they can be assumed impossible for practical purposes.
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comment Anonymize Public Health Records Database
When you say "scrub", do you actually mean "anonymize"?
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comment Algorithm to determine best combination of keeping students together in their camp rooms
@MichaelT I don't. That's why I said I am not sure it will always find the best solution.
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answered Algorithm to determine best combination of keeping students together in their camp rooms
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comment Algorithm to determine best combination of keeping students together in their camp rooms
That's a really interesting problem. One approach would be to first detect cliques and then treat it as the knapsack problem. Another could be to first distribute them randomly and then look for swaps which improve the overall rating. Finding a guaranteed ideal solution smells quite NP-complete to me.
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comment How does the communication between a chat server and client work?
Regarding the question TCP vs. UDP: You usually use UDP when you need low latency but don't need 100% reliability. Both is usually not the case with a chat system. Even a latency of a few seconds is not noticeable, but dropped messages can be very problematic. That's why most chat systems use TCP. The only situation where I would build an UDP-based chat system is as a side-feature of an UDP-based application, like a chat system in an action-oriented multiplayer game.