On Sun, Jul 11, 2004 at 03:11:46AM -0700, Tracy R Reed wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 01:40:33PM -0400, Paul spake thusly:
> > Not nessessarly. Freenet requires a lot of horsepower because of all
> > the crypto required for even simple connections.
> Which is why we need to use native BigInt and FEC encoders to get
> something approaching reasonable performance. Fast as C++ my patootie.

It depends what you're doing. Even the Java zealots admit this.
Personally I see no reason why GCJ-compiled code (using GMP for
BigInteger) shouldn't be reasonably fast. Of course Sun's BigInteger
support is slow, they don't open source the code so they can't use
Matthew J Toseland - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/
ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. Our Boss says so.

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