[RC5] Secret-Key Challenge status

bert bertodell at suddenlink.net
Wed May 23 13:18:59 EDT 2007


Décio Luiz Gazzoni Filho wrote:
> Le May 23, 2007 à 1:04 PM, bert a écrit :
>
>   
>> tyco wrote:
>>     
>>> There is no reason to stop RC5-72. Noone has thought that he could  
>>> win
>>> the prize.
>>>
>>> The RC5-72 projekt must go on. I will crunch until the last day. ;-)
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>> I for one vote that it be ended,as it's going to be forever for it to
>> even hit 1%(I estimate 15 or so years).
>>     
>
> Sorry, but you're wrong. You're assuming that computing power and  
> user base will remain constant in 15 years. I can foresee the user  
> base shrinking further, but on the other hand, if we had a mere 500  
> or so PS3s onboard (and nothing else), we would already meet your  
> estimate. This is using today's hardware, without upgrading it for 15  
> years -- who can tell what will come along in the meantime.
>
> RC5-72 will take long to finish, yes, but there's no need to exaggerate.
>
> Décio
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>   
I'm not exaggerating.

Bert


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