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Re: 1024-bit RSA keys in danger of compromise (fwd)

  • From: Richard A Steenbergen
  • Date: Mon Mar 25 23:23:45 2002

On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 11:05:21PM -0500, Deepak Jain wrote:
> 
> That is a falicy. Moore's law is most certainly not accelerating -- in
> fact:
> 
> 1965-1990 Moore's law stated that the number of transistors per square
> inch on integrated circuits (and therefore, the speed) doubles every 2
> years. The pace has since slowed down a bit, but appears to be holding
> steady at doubling every 18 months (1995-present).

Not to be too picky, but how is going from "doubling every 2 years" to 
"doubling every 18 months" slowing down? :)

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Richard A Steenbergen <ras@e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
PGP Key ID: 0x138EA177  (67 29 D7 BC E8 18 3E DA  B2 46 B3 D8 14 36 FE B6)




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