[RC5] DES 2 (in preparation of)

Dave Avery cwax at pacbell.net
Thu Jan 1 17:22:55 EST 1998

Roy Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Jan 1998 18:31:34 -0600 (CST), Daniel Baker wrote:
> >
> >Distributed.net will be hosting two challenges, DESII and RC5-64. When you
> >download a dual client (ie. it can do DES and RC5-64), you will be prompted
> >on which effort you wish to work on. Both will work, and so will existing
> >RC5-64 (v2.640x) clients.
> >
> >Distributed.net would appreciate your participation in DES, but if you
> >can't upgrade some machines due to physical access problems, or other issues,
> >don't worry, as proxies will continue to run the 64 bit proxy.
>         I want to run the DES client during the day, and *both*
> clients at night.  Possible?
you could run the old RC5 client and the new one , but why.. 
running rc5 just takes away from the DES II effort and we need every CPU
cycle available...

remember DES II should only take 3 weeks

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