> >If the attacker is on your computer (he us a user, say), he might know
> >a lot about the current frequency of your xtal. He can also get the same
> >(remote) time offsets as you. What does that give him? Not much, but it
> >could reduce the bits that he needs to guess. By how much? I don't
> >know.
> Mark, this is one of the reasons why we need a way to measure the
> quality of our entropy, please????

I understand 100%! That's why I'm doing it :-)

Mark Murray
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