Trying to Understand Keys

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Mon Jul 28 18:56:47 CEST 2008

Carlos Williams wrote:
> Anyone explain to me the pros / cons between the 1, 2. & 5?


If you want to understand the tradeoffs, you're going to need an
undergraduate math degree at the absolute minimum.

As far as the layman is concerned, the only option you should care about
is (1).

The general rule is "unless you know what you're doing and why, stick
with the defaults."

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