[Cryptography] recommending ChaCha20 instead of RC4 (RC4 again)

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Fri Mar 14 00:01:10 EDT 2014

On 2014-03-13 20:52, Jerry Leichter wrote:
> Desktops used to be replaced every couple of years, at least at the technologically
 > hip places - the latest generation of software needed the new hardware.
> But desktops long ago passed the "good enough for everything you want to do" point and
> get replaced if they break - which they basically don't any more.

Graphics cards are nowhere near "good enough for everything you want to 
do", but do not seem to be improving at anything like Moore's law rates.

For cell phones, maybe Moore's law is still in effect.

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