PRNG design document?

Bill Stewart bill.stewart at
Fri Aug 22 05:44:26 EDT 2003

At 11:57 AM 08/19/2003 -0400, Tim Dierks wrote:
>Is there a definitive or highly recommended paper or book on the design of 

Go look at "Yarrow",
and also the discussions about /dev/random and /dev/urandom
(or at least their documentation.)

As far as "definitive", that depends a lot on what you're
trying to accomplish by designing a new system.

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