Quality of PRNGD
Thu Sep 13 10:06:01 2001
On Wed, 12 Sep 2001 16:52:21 -0400, Gordon Worley said:
> Recently someone made me aware of PRNGD. The Web site claims that it
> is better than EGD and gives reasons. I was wondering if anyone else
> here had used it and the quality of the RNG (realizing, of course,
There is a huge difference between a RNG and a PRNG. If you ever get
hands on on (internal) state of the PRNG you can recompute all pother
states and predict the random numbers given. For certain algorithms
you definitely want better unpredictable random.
And EGD has to block if it seems that there is not enough entroy in
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