Re: [openpgp] SHA3 algorithm ids.

Bill Frantz <frantz@pwpconsult.com> Fri, 14 August 2015 18:20 UTC

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On 8/13/15 at 6:32 AM, derek@ihtfp.com (Derek Atkins) wrote:

>>Yes, these chips are not going away any time soon. The number of chips being
>>made with 6502 based cores has increased every year since the 80s. But the
>>problem with the chips isn't just that they are slow.
>
>I'm not seeing 6502, but I am seeing a lot of 8051.

I think in the IoT space, we will need to have signed software 
updates. I don't think there is much of an issue taking several 
seconds to verify an update signature, but these 8 bit 
processors seem like the right level of hardware for these IoT devices.

Cheers - Bill

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