[E-Lang] Re: [EROS-Arch] Liquid software requirements.
Mark S. Miller
Mon, 01 Jan 2001 17:43:33 -0800
At 01:12 PM Monday 1/1/01, Ben Laurie wrote:
>>By the time one builds any real system, the time spent on
>> single key operations can barely be found on the profile. (Assuming a
>> decent implementation of a well chosen single key system.)
>Hmm. Perhaps I'm misunderstanding, but HTTPS servers spend a significant
>fraction of their time on key operations.
Public key or single key? If single key, and if it's a good choice of
algorithm, then you haven't misunderstood, and I retract my earlier
statement in the face of this empirical data. Ballpark, what fraction is
spent on single key operations? Which single key algorithm?