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Submission Possible Issues With The Proof That P != NP

An anonymous reader writes: Slashdot reported an annoncement that Vinay Deolalikar, a Principal Research Scientist at HP Labs, claimed that he has a proof that P is not equal to NP. Dick Lipton, a Professor of Computer Science at Georgia Tech, analyzed the idea of the proof on his blog. In a recent post, he explain that there have been many serious comments raised about the proof. Here is a summary of the objections that need to be answered in any subsequent development.
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Possible Issues With The Proof That P != NP

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