[RC5] What if RC5-64 is done

Greg Childers gchil0 at pop.uky.edu
Fri Jun 1 12:44:48 EDT 2001


I would doubt that d.net will attack the RC5-72 contest.  It is 256 times 
harder than RC5-64, and it would require a rewrite of all the 
cores.  (Going from RC5-56 to RC5-64 only required a minor change of the 
cores.)

Greg

At 04:26 PM 6/1/2001 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>i was wondering how long it would take before RC5-72 work units will be
>distributed.  I mean, imagine that we find the RC5-64 key tomorrow, when
>will the master keyserver be handing out new RC5-72 blocks?
>
>Or is distributed.net not going to participate in that contest?
>
>Tom Ribbens
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