[RC5] Time to Completion
William Scott Lockwood III
wsl3 at home.com
Thu Apr 2 17:49:28 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 :-)
All of this also assumes no further optimization of the client.
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