[RC5] DES II-3 Work to Completion?
ctodd at magiclink.com
Thu Dec 24 08:19:47 EST 1998
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On Wed, 23 Dec 1998 10:20:45 -0600, dbaker at cuckoo.com
> I still plan to disable DES as soon as the solution is
> found. This will notify the proxies that the DES contest
> is closed and they will then notify clients and pproxies.
> I can see no benefit to completing the full DES keyspace;
> all it will do is cause more load on the proxy network
> on the keymaster.
The whole point of this exercise to find the key to a
message we already know is: "too do the Work!" We do not
need the Answer, We Need the Task!
If we stop before the key is found, we never know if we
could find the key.
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