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Re: What price security?

Uri Blumenthal writes:
> > You are accurately pointing out that in theory this stuff hurts
> > performance.
> I don't think it's "just" the theory. If you don't run CAD and similar 
> things, then for you it's 100% theory and you don't have to worry.  If 
> however you do run those ugly CPU-hungry apps - then for you it's 100%
> practice and you feel the hurt.

I *do* run CPU hungry aps, Uri.

What I'm encouraging people to do is to experiment and check if it
actually turns out to be an issue for them before *assuming* it will
be. It appears that for a wide variety of systems, the theoretical
problem isn't showing up as a practical problem.