Re: will people drop out?

Justin Dolske (dolske@cis.ohio-state.edu)
Sun, 15 Jun 1997 12:56:29 -0400 (EDT)


On Sun, 15 Jun 1997, Duane T Williams wrote:

> Now that Sun is throwing machines worth millions of dollars at the DESCHALL
> effort, it wouldn't surprise me if lots of people with PCs decided to drop
> out? Won't they figure it's not worth their time anymore?

Consider this:

When the 48bit RC5 contest was won, the computer that got it was in one of
the domains ranked like 30th or 40th. Fast domains have a good chance of
getting it, but so to other people! Besides, over 50% of the DESCHALL
speed comes from smaller domains.

Justin Dolske <URL:http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/~dolske/>
(dolske@cis.ohio-state.edu)
Graduate Fellow / Research Associate at The Ohio State University, CIS Dept.
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