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Re: Noob dumb question (extending emacs)

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Noob dumb question (extending emacs)
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 20:57:07 +0200
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Jean Louis wrote:

> For people interested, manual explains about randomity:
> (info "(elisp) Random Numbers")
> How I understand it, than it may be that neither `pwgen' is
> generating truly random numbers.

Truly random numbers, as you say, cannot be generated since
computers are deterministic by nature and definition, and
that's a good thing.

Maybe quantum computers can do it?

For practical purposes it should be random enough as it is,
I think.

Or that's my superficial understanding of it anyway ...

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