On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 07:43:06PM -0700, Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 09:31:49AM +0200, Mark Murray wrote:
> > Incorrect. See my other mail; ${RANDOM} xor ${PREDICTABLE} is random.
> Only if predictable have the same bits number as random. If not all bits of 
> random XOR-ed (i.e. half of random), it becomes weaker.

Forget this, I change my mind here.

> BTW, if they have the same bits number,
> there is no reason to XOR random with predictable, random is not become 
> more random.

But still confirm this.

Andrey A. Chernov

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