[RC5] seti project

Rolu rolu at bigfoot.com
Wed May 12 13:22:55 EDT 1999

----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Hecko <martineno at hotmail.com>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: maandag 10 mei 1999 5:05
Subject: Re: [RC5] seti project

> >From: tony summerfelt <tsummerfelt1 at home.com>
> >Date: Sat, 8 May 1999 16:22:53 -0700
> [snip]
> >i was just thinking that the rc5 client could get a bit of an 'image'
> >boost if it had a display like the seti  windows client has...
> That would be interesting, but what do you think the client could display.
> mean the SETi data and the analysis they are doing over it lends itself to
> produce "cool" graphs. But RC5-64? Progress bar pretty much does it. There
> is not much more information that could be represented in a graph that is
> immediately available to the client.

There could be a nice picture, that is uncovered pixel-by-pixel, like one
pixel for every 1.000.000 processed keys, or a set of virtual "trading
cards", you get a card for every 10 2^28 blocks you submit. These cards
should have something interesting on it, mabye cool facts about RC5 or DES,
or about project-related thing in general.
Not direct cool graphs, but something that is related to your keyrate/the
amount of blocks you have processed. This would in turn mabye encourage
people to do more and more keys.


> Mart!n

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