GMP rust swap disks
galwaymath at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 15:35:41 UTC 2021
Some people might be amused to know that "rust" refers to the iron oxide
was once used on the surface of hard drives:
This thread has wandered far enough from GMP proper that I doubt that it's
appropriate to continue here.
-- Regards, Will
On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 8:10 AM Torbjörn Granlund <tg at gmplib.org> wrote:
> Chuck Pergiel <c.pergiel at gmail.com> writes:
> "One needs around 250 top-capacity rust swap disks in order to compute 1
> quadrillion digits,"
> I know what a 'swap disk' is, and I suspect 'rust' refers to a
> language, but I do not understand the connection. Why 'rust swap disks'
> opposed to just 'swap disks'?
> [Spinning] rust disk is hacker jargon for mechanical disk.
> Please encrypt, key id 0xC8601622
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