[plans] distributed.net .plan update

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Mon Feb 16 19:00:04 EST 2009


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bovine :: 16-Feb-2009 07:39 GMT (Monday) ::

Howdy all,

We are now at 97% complete for OGR-26 and have fewer than 600 thousand
stubs left to go. This will likely take us less than a week, unless
you can round up some more folks to run dnetc on their computers!

As we approach the final days of this project, there will be periods
of time where no OGR-26 work is available from the network. These
occasional periods of unavailability occur because we want to avoid
re-issuing the remaining stubs too many times. This is not a cause for
concern, but if you don't want your client to go idle, you should
verify that RC5-72 is enabled in your configuration files. (It is by
default.)

Once we have fully completed OGR-26, we will be able to officially
launch our next project, OGR-27.  Since the new project relies on the
proven results of the previous project, we don't want to launch OGR-27
while its predecessor is still in progress.

While we are all waiting for the new project to start, we invite you
to begin preparing your computers to participate in the new project.
To work on OGR-27, you will need to be using the v2.9103 client for
your architecture. If you run a personal proxy, you should upgrade to
build 347. You can find these new versions on our official download
page at http://www.distributed.net/download/


We thank you for your continuing support and enthusiasm as we look
forward to this exciting new project.

Moo! ]:8) 



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