[RC5] Error on Proxy Status Page?
Matthew Van Drie
van4759 at kettering.edu
Sun Sep 5 17:35:24 EDT 1999
The proxy status page currently has the following on it:
"If keys were pennies, we could buy 4.21 Jeep Cherokees each day.
At the current distributed.net rate of 75.32 gigakeys a second, we are
checking 24253796 work units a day."
This doesn't seem quite right to me. I think it should say blocks instead
of keys. The way I see it:
24253796 work units / day * 2^28 keys / work unit = 6.51 * 10^15
Divide that by 100 and you get 6.51 * 10^13.
Now even if each Jeep Cherokee is $60,000...you still get 1085096465 Jeeps
per day :-)
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