On Sun, 30 Jul 2000, Mark Murray wrote:

> This is a reversion to the count-entropy-and-block model which I have
> been fiercely resisting (and which argument I thought I had sucessfully
> defended).

Actually, I was waiting for your reply to Jeroen's question about changing
the semantics of the random devices.

I still maintain that as OS developers we can't predict the uses of this
tool and that some users may require new entropy in every 256-bit output.
I don't think that "near enough is good enough" is a valid excuse :-)


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