Re: What's Next?

Trent Piepho (xyzzy@u.washington.edu)
Mon, 9 Jun 1997 15:15:50 -0700 (PDT)


On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, andrew meggs wrote:
> have truly phenomenal power by then, we could think about 64-bit rc5.
> Unlike DES, rc5 is designed to be efficient on today's CPU's, so while
> 64-bit rc5 would take 256 times longer than 56-bit rc5, it probably would
> only take 50-100 times longer than 56-bit DES. :)

I thought rc5 was slower than DES. At least the clients are slower than the
deschall client. But as we all know, all clients aren't created equal.

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