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Re: Mac PGP report and Rander progress

In message <[email protected]> you write:
> Has anyone given any thought to generating random numbers by counting
> particle emissions from a radioactive source?  This might be more
> reliably random than using purely electronic means.
I don't think that for any given length of random bit string, 
you'd be practically happy carrying around a suitable source. 
Thermal noise, which is what you get from a diode, is just as 
good a random source as radioactive decay.

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