Re: Just an interesting cost estimate

Howard Wilson (
Wed, 28 May 1997 17:22:15 -0500 (CDT)

> As any ad agency will tell you, the best campaign gets only a short
> sentence in the mind of the customer. We have a choice what this sentence
> will be. Will it be "n thousand workstations took m months to break DES" or
> will it be "DES broken for $10k"?

A better one would be "I broke DES in my spare time."

Everyone on this list can say it, although it would *REALLY* only apply
to the one who actually got it.


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