[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.


To unsubscribe, send email to majordomo at llamas.net with 'unsubscribe rc5' in the body.

More information about the rc5 mailing list