cvs commit: src/sys/modules/random Makefile src/sys/dev/random
harvest.c hash.c hash.h nehemiah.c nehemiah.h probe.c randomdev.c
randomdev.h randomdev_soft.c randomdev_soft.h yar
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Apr 10 07:19:11 PDT 2004
In message <4077FE63.4010602 at cronyx.ru>, Roman Kurakin writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>How about we recognize that different users needs different levels of
>>Couldn't we provide at three levels of random bits:
>> 1. "Random enough for games"
>> 2. "Random enough for money"
>> 3. "Random enough for lives"
>How about computations?
Well, depends what kind of computations you are talking about obviously.
I specifically didn't list that because I have seen so many examples
of monte carlo analysis done with rand() that I could cry. People
who do stochastic simulation should think about randomization not just
belive in some random (pun intended) default.
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