[Cryptography] Random numbers only once

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Thu Feb 20 20:54:40 EST 2014

John Kelsey <crypto.jmk at gmail.com> writes:

>If the pool doesn't have enough entropy, it *has* to block or return an error
>code or something.


  If some obscure system component the user has never heard of before doesn't
  have enough zarglemorf, it has the stop the system from functioning.

It's fair enough to make this a theoretical requirement, but it'll never fly
in practice.


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