RNG -- things regarding random number generation


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This list is for discussing the production of random numbers.

Random numbers are the sine qua non of cryptography, and when production fails as it did in debian, many cryptologists are unhappy.

It's time for a real discussion of how to do RNG production properly.

Because picking numbers randomly is too important to be left to chance.

Debian vuln: http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00152.html

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