[Ecls-list] ECL start and random numbers

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 18 14:13:23 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Philipp Marek <philipp at marek.priv.at>wrote:

> My reasoning is that most people don't need cryptographically secure [1]
> random numbers; if they need some, they can (and for portability _should_)
> always initialize the state themselves.

4 bytes for initializing MT seems too little to me. But is it really so
costly what ECL is currently doing?


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