[RC5] v3, etc.
ddear at northshores.com
Sun Jan 18 19:06:50 EST 1998
but actually, they *could* make a java core in addition to the native
I don't know how diverse the community is that would be able to use the
version until (or in place of) their natives, but the added development
(as if there aren't already enough versions to write) doesn't seem like it
would be worth the time.
From: Jeremy D. Zawodny <jzawodn at wcnet.org>
To: rc5 at llamas.net <rc5 at llamas.net>; rc5 at llamas.net <rc5 at llamas.net>
Date: Sunday, January 18, 1998 6:52 PM
Subject: Re: [RC5] v3, etc.
>At 08:46 PM 1/18/98 +0100, Peter Bortas wrote:
>>It would be nice if there was a bytecode-core so that more obscure
>>platforms like Acorn, Amiga or whatever didn't have to wait for new
>>cores. Also, a security manager wouldn't hurt, and thats much easier
>>if you define your own bytecode.
>>One obvious candidate would be Java.
>>Obviously this wouldn't be as fast as a natively compiled core, but it
>>let's more people participate.
>I'd be really surprised if that was a worthwhile tradeoff. Compiled code
>for x86, Sparc, and so on is SOOOO much faster than Java. You'd probably
>need to increase the number of crackers by a factor of 5, 10, or more just
>to *break even*.
>What do you envision in a security manager?
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