[RC5] 10th year Anniversery

Zi zi at bur.st
Tue Oct 23 20:14:09 EDT 2007


It was just a thought to mark the 10th year :)

Maybe even a couple of the day only projects, like DES or DES2 or 
wheatever

But looks like everyone is against the idea... Ohh well.



On Tue, 23 Oct 2007, Philippe Faure wrote:

> The problem with re-visiting old challenges is that it is a waste of time.
> People are donating CPU cycles for worthwhile causes, not to redo what
> has already been done. I have a feeling that you will get a mass exoduses from
> DNETC if we start opening up old projects.
>
> As Bartek put it best:
>
> "To compare the computing power with older machines take a pen and paper and
> have a look at the stats."
>
> It would be more worthwhile to developing new projects, or collaborating with
> the @home system. They could learn from DNETC's simplicity, size, efficiency,
> clients, while we could gain access to a lot of worthwhile projects.
>
> Philippe
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