[RC5] what about OGR?

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Sat Apr 17 11:37:44 EDT 1999


As always, for the most up-to-date info, please keep tabs on the
distributed.net finger page at http://www.distributed.net/cgi/dnet-finger.cgi .
Gregh is the person in charge of OGR.

Moo!
dB!
distributed.net Human Interface

Rich Mays wrote:

> About the time of the last DES contest, I think, they announced plans to
> make OGR part of the client.  I followed the links (because I was curious
> about OGR), and I found that the code to generate the data wasn't all that
> difficult to make.  I had a working program in about four hours, and I
> optimized it in about three days (not working on my code the whole time, of
> course).  Does anyone know when we can expect OGR to work??  Im looking
> forward to this, because I, like MANY other poeple, am simply getting tired
> of RC5.  It's simply taking too long.
>
> It still amazes me that d.net can synchronize millions of computers and
> have them work towards a single goal, but when it takes two years to do 4%
> of the job, how practical is it?  I might be missing the point, though...
> Compared to a lot of you, I'm a newbie at this (something like 220 days
> working).  But I'm still interested in Distributed computing.  There's a
> lot of potential in this.
>
> Anyways, before I get off the subject again, does anyone have any inside
> information on OGR that they wouldn't mind posting (anything about the
> possible time that it is made part of the client), that'd be great.  And
> i'm sure many other people would feel all tingly inside, too.  :-)
>
> -Rich
>
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