[RC5] When RC5 will be finished...

Ryan Malayter rmalayter at bai.org
Wed Oct 31 17:17:37 EST 2001


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Bjoern Martin [mailto:boris59 at gmx.net] wrote:
>I won't switch to OGR, but wait for RC5-72. I hope it will
start soon after RC5-64 is finished.

Hmm. RC5-72 would take 256 times as much CPU horsepower as
RC5-64. In terms of calendar time, this means it would take
about 12 times as long as RC5-64 if you factor in Moore's Law
increases in computer speed. I don't want to join a contest that
lasts 30+ years.

:::Ryan Malayter, MCSE
:::Bank Administration Institute
:::Chicago, Illinois, USA

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