questions about RNGs and FIPS 140

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Thu Aug 26 12:31:40 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 06:24:26PM +0300, Alexander Klimov wrote:
> I guess you misinterpret it. In no place 140-2 "does not allow
> TRNG".

On closer reading, I guess that's true.  Annex C, "Approved Random
Number Generators", claims that no TRNGs have been approved, but
that's not the same as saying that they are specifically excluded.
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