[RC5] rc5-72 completion rate

Steve Bennett me at stevage.com
Mon Dec 23 22:13:44 EST 2002


Hear, hear.  I suspect the RC5-72 keyspace may be exhausted before anyone
comes up with a more interesting project for d.net, however.

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
[mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Brad T.
Sent: Monday, 23th December 2002 4:21 PM
To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
Subject: [RC5] rc5-72 completion rate


If my calculations are correct, at our current rate of 0.000081%, it
will take us 33 years for the first 1% of the keyspace. How does that
compare to when rc5-64 first started?

In my own opinion, there isn't a snow balls chance in hell that we will
ever have 30,000 daily active participants so this challenge is
completly unreasonable.

PlEASE PLEASE get us to work on something that will take 5 years tops,
not 1 or 2 thousand.

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