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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17

From: Patrick
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 14:38:06 -0700

In "Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.17"
[11/Feb/2001 Sun 14:27:38]
Doug Kaufman wrote:

> On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, David Woolley wrote:
>   (quoting me)
> > > rand48 family of functions available. I have used this in the SSL
> > 
> > As pointed out before, these should not be used for cryptographic
> > applications as they are invertable.
> I am not sure that I was able to follow that discussion. From the
> man pages of DJGPP and FreeBSD, it sounds as if random() is better

"The generation of random numbers is too important to be left
 to chance."
                                -- J6, resident bot at the
                                    Krey Neum Library.[*]

Sorry to waste anyone's time, but that quote's been running through
my head since this conversation started...

[*]     Sends his best wishes to Marvin, btw.

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