Subject: Re: SETI@home clients being built
To: Izumi Tsutsui <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 06/20/1999 07:56:45
On Sun, Jun 20, 1999 at 08:07:49AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> In <19990619153736.G10957@metro.poofy.goof.com>
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > Yes, it seems doing many FFTs.
> > Hmm... I was always under the assumption that the FFT was by definition
> > an optimized discrete Fourier transform, and thus no floating point was
> > used.
> Well, I'm not familiar with both SETI and FFT...
> At least, a rc5-64 client on CATS is ~17 times as fast as
> a sparc client on SS1+. It has SA-110 optimized code, though.
Thats integer code, no FP.