From: Ronan Kirby (rkirby at domain iol.ie)
Date: Wed 12 May 1999 - 17:19:23 IST
> It strikes me that cracking RC5 is a waste of time - I mean, the most
> interesting thing that can happen is that we find out "yes, it's
> crackable", which is basically known already.
Yes but how long and how much power it took to do it will give them
some very valuable information. Such as it allows then to know how much
processing power would be needed to do it in X amount of time, etc etc etc.
Which I think IS valuable information.
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