1993-08-20 - Parallel DES Decrypt Experiment

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From: nobody@shell.portal.com
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1993-08-20 10:36:21 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 20 Aug 93 03:36:21 PDT

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From: nobody@shell.portal.com
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 93 03:36:21 PDT
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Parallel DES Decrypt Experiment
Message-ID: <9308200830.AA19492@jobe.shell.portal.com>
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> Recent postings have gotten me to thinking:  If we wrote a
> easily portable UNIX program to decrypt DES in parallel across
> our many machines, how fast could we go?

> What do y'all think?

I say do it as an experiment.  That's how I always justified doing crazy
stuff as a child.

Besides, as a non-programmer, I am exempt from actually doing any work
on the project.