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Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2014 20:01:49 -0400
From: Bill Cox <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Re: EARWORM review

On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Bill Cox <> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 6:03 PM, Daniel Franke <> wrote:
> EARWORM is well differentiated from yescript, IMO.  It is a slimmer
> simpler special purpose tool.  The reliance on AESENC instructions and
> the super fast read-only hashing sets it apart.

Actually the super fast hashing is both my favorite feature of
EARWORM, and the feature that I hate most.  I can't believe a hashing
algorithm called EARWORM hashes at almost twice my bandwidth.  You're
basically running at memmove speed!


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