[RC5] The next DES II competition

Tim Charron tcharron at interlog.com
Sat Apr 4 17:26:21 EST 1998


> I've never seen a clear answer to this question, though there are pleanty of clues lying 
> around.
> 
> Is it planned to participate in the next DES II contest?
> 
> If so, are the current clients equiped to handle this?
> ie. are they RC5-64/DES II-x clients
> or are they RC5-64/DES II-1 clients?

The clients are RC5-64/DES II-x clients.  Clients v2.7015 and 
newer will automatically switch over to solve DES-II-2 by the server 
when details of DES-II-2 are available.  Earlier clients will require 
shutting down and resetting the preferred contest flag.

-- Tim

Tim Charron
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tcharron at ctfinance.com
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