how slow are 4Kbit RSA keys? [was: Re: multiple keys vs multiple identities]
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Tue Sep 28 02:15:20 CEST 2010
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On Monday 27 September 2010 at 8:14:31 PM, in
<mid:20100927191431.GA15152 at fritha.org>, Heinz Diehl wrote:
> Hmm, maybe I miss the point, but hey, we're living in
> the age where dual- and quadcore processors are as
> common as our daily bread,
In "proper" computers. But in mobile phones and the like?
> who cares about 1 second?
For tasks that are repeated frequently, more than about 0.7 seconds
quickly becomes an irritation. For operations repeated just a handful
of times a day, it's a different story.
> Regarding an ARM or any other tablet pc, it doesn't
> really matter eiter, does it?
Not to me, because I don't use one. (-;
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