Re: How regularly is the GnuPG source code examined?

From: David Wagner (daw_at_taverner.cs.berkeley.edu)
Date: 10/17/05


Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 07:33:29 +0000 (UTC)

Douglas A. Gwyn wrote:
>in many
>instances verification is computationally infeasible.

Can you give any examples?

When you say "computationally infeasible", do you really mean
infeasible in the sense that it would take, say, 2^80 cycles to
do the verification? Or do you just mean that the cost (in dollars,
or in person-hours) would be prohibitive in practice (i.e., so large
that it isn't economical)?



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