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Re: Noob dumb question (extending emacs)

From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: Noob dumb question (extending emacs)
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 23:34:51 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/2.0.7+183 (3d24855) (2021-05-28)

* Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor 
<> [2021-10-25 23:26]:
> Yuri Khan wrote:
> > Then you proceed to generate a random password using the
> > seeded pseudo-random generator. Which is a step up from an
> > unseeded pseudo-random generator (you could generate
> > a series of passwords from a single seed, making it easier
> > for the attacker who knows one to guess others) but still
> > not as random as you would get by just converting raw
> > entropy into printable characters.
> Here:
> - get industrial strength random numbers from /dev/urandom

Sorry -- do you want to undermine my `rcd-password' function as not to
be of industrial strength? Please... I am using it in the industry. ;-p


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