[RC5] 10th year Anniversery

Dan Collins en.wp.st47 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 21:04:39 EDT 2007

On 10/22/07, Zi <zi at bur.st> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thinking about this 10th year anniversery, I think it might be a good idea
> to revist some of the challenges for giggles.
> That is, run the rc5-48 and rc5-64 (and others) challenges again. This
> would give a great indication on the differences between computing power
> then and now. How many days now it takes to crack some of these old
> challenges and it should also inject some new life and maybe some more
> interest into distributed computing.   72 bit is/was fun for a while, but
> it seems to be dragging on and on and on now, interest is falling in this
> challenge.
> Its just a thought to inject new life into the projects.
> What do you all think ?
> Me.
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That would be fun, I'd certainly switch my machines over for a bit.
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