[RC5] We're not alone...

Basil A. Daoust basildaoust at home.com
Sat Apr 22 22:55:31 EDT 2000


I saw that but its not qualified very well.
I mean doesn't seti have some 300,000 to 400,000 active users
now 5% of those have large setups in excess of 10 pc's each.

I don't understand how they figured they were bigger.

Basil

John Graves wrote:
> 
> Did anyone notice this quote in the article?
> 
> "It's the largest collaborative effort yet," said Rohit Khare, president of
> security research group 4-K Associates, which took part in the project. "While
> SETI at home may have a larger number of computers involved, by number of
> computations applied we were larger."
> 
> Largest collaborative effort yet? They had 9500 computers. Isn't distibuted.net
> larger by far in terms of machines and number of computations?
> 
> blitz said...
> 
> > Record encryption puzzle cracked..finally
> >
> > http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2542359,00.html
> >
> > And they used a similar distribuited method...
> 
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