On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 07:36:10PM -0700, Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 11:53:34PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > :1) Just totally opposite: mixing random with non-random sources you'll get
> > :into collision much faster then with random source only. 2) Yet, of course,
> > :the code handles collisions.
> > :
> > :--
> > :Andrey A. Chernov
> > :<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Think about it. If you mix a random number with a non-random number,
> > using xor, what you get is.... a random number. It's neither stronger
> > nor weaker.
> No, you'll get weaker random number, it badly affects random distribution.
Forget this, I change my mind. It is not weaker, but not strengtenth too.
Andrey A. Chernov
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