Re: quantum crypto rears its head again.

2006-12-14 Thread Jon Callas
On 13 Dec 2006, at 11:57 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote: I saw this link on Slashdot (and it was also on Ekr's blog): http://hackreport.net/2006/12/13/quantum-cryptography-its-some-kind- of-magiq/ It appears that the quantum crypto meme just won't go away. Bob Gelfond of MagiQ promises us

Re: Quantum Crypto

2003-12-20 Thread John Lowry
Perry is absolutely right. There is no point in pursuing this. It might even be analogous to what we now know about computers. We were warned that there would never be a need for more than A half-dozen - after all, they were extremely expensive just to get A few more digits in the logarithm table

Re: Quantum Crypto

2003-12-20 Thread Perry E . Metzger
John Lowry [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Perry is absolutely right. There is no point in pursuing this. It might even be analogous to what we now know about computers. We were warned that there would never be a need for more than A half-dozen - after all, they were extremely expensive just to