[RC5] Dave McNett's note of 2-24 on distributed.net

Ivo Janssen ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl
Mon Mar 2 17:09:06 EST 1998

On Mon, 2 Mar 1998, Ohairy1 wrote:

> I read an apology regarding the faulty statistics in his note, regarding how
> many machines of which type equate to the power of Distributed.net.
> Unfortunately, the faulty statistics have not been corrected.  While a number
> of Pentiums are listed, only one Mac, a 604e/200MHz cpu, is listed--and the
> data for that processor are wrong.
> Wy not post a corrected letter, fixing the number for that processor?  How
> about adding the fastest Mac processor run (comparable to presenting data for
> a 333 MHz Pentium II) to the list?  Surely, Macs running over 200 MHz were
> used?

I guess he's too busy getting the rc5-stats online again, before
people start complaining about the stats.....
Isn't that a little more important then this ongoing "Macs are very
fast, even faster than x86's and that needs to be on the stats-pages!"


(oh by the way, i'm not in favour of either of them!)
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