[RC5] Time to Completion

Toomas Aas toomas at raad.tartu.ee
Wed Apr 1 10:55:15 EST 1998


>  ((1 - "keyspace exhausted") / "keyspace completed yesterday" ) / 365
> 
> yields something like 39 years.
> 
> I know: this does not take into account anticipated growth
> in participants, client speed, etc. Do we have a better 
> estimate for TTC? 

Not so long time ago the estimate was 58 years (IIRC) . This should 
give us some idea of how pessimistic these estimates really are :-)
 
Toomas
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