[rc5] Question for beginner

Joseph Fisk joe at rm405n-a.roberts.fit.edu
Tue Oct 28 02:17:50 EST 1997


On Mon, 27 Oct 1997, Eric Gindrup wrote:

>      Th ratio of the o() (not O()) leading coefficient for the RC5-56 
>      client to the RC5-64 client.  I.e.  the work to do an old 56-bit key 
>      is about 7/8 the work to do a new key, so 7/8 of the old utility 
>      transforms to new utility when the units are held fixed at keys per 
>      second.
>             -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu

Hmm.. the 64 bit client runs at about 98% of the speed of the 56 bit
client on my machine.

Joseph


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