Quantum cryptography gets "practical"

Steve Furlong sfurlong at acmenet.net
Thu Oct 7 15:09:50 EDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 06:27, Dave Howe wrote:
> I have yet to see an advantage to QKE that even mildly justifies the
> limitations and cost over anything more than a trivial link (two
> buildings within easy walking distance, sending high volumes of
> extremely sensitive material between them)

But it's cool!

More seriously, it has no advantage now, but maybe something will come
up. The early telephones were about useless, too, remember. In the mean
time, the coolness factor will keep people playing with it and
researching it.

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