[RC5] New competition and csc challange

Jeff Gilchrist jeffg at cips.ca
Fri Nov 12 11:30:59 EST 1999


----- Original Message -----
From: Jim C. Nasby <jim at nasby.net>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Friday, November 12, 1999 1:00 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] New competition and csc challange


> Well, I can't give you the 'official' opinion, because there
> isn't one.  In general though, we're glad to see the
> 'competition' that Dcypher brings; it helps motivate us a
> bit more. :)

Has anyone done any benchmarking to see if the Dcyper client is
faster/slower than the Distributed.net client?

All I know right now is that the CSC key checking is MUCH slower than DES
and even slower than RC5.

Jeff.

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