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Re: Should Emacs provide a uuid function?

From: Leo
Subject: Re: Should Emacs provide a uuid function?
Date: Mon, 09 May 2011 19:36:36 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3.50 (Mac OS X 10.6.7)

On 2011-05-09 18:51 +0800, Ted Zlatanov wrote:
> GnuTLS has facilities for this, using /dev/*random and the Yarrow
> algorithm from libnettle.  Look at lib/nettle/rnd.c
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnutls.git;a=tree;f=lib/nettle;hb=HEAD
> for the `do_trivia_source' and `do_device_source' functions.
> Since GnuTLS is enabled by default in Emacs 24 maybe we can rely on that
> functionality instead of writing it anew?

This could work.


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