Terence Joseph wrote:
> Hi,
> The Pseudorandom Number Generator specified in Ansi X9.17 used to be one
> of the best PRNGs available if I am correct.

It was? When? I had to replace the OpenSSL PRNG with X9.31 (as has been
discussed elsewhere, this is the same PRNG) for the FIPS-140
certification, and in my opinion it was a large step backwards.

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