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From: Reid Sweatman (borderland_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-02-20 05:31:35

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Borgerding [mailto:mborgerding_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Friday, February 18, 2000 7:56 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Re: Proposal: random number library
> Another idea (not sure where I heard it first, maybe Schneier also) is
> to have a rng that the user can churn with randomness from the system.
> This randomness would get added into the mix.

Why not just incorporate Schneier's Yarrow implementation, which can be
downloaded from his site? Admittedly, it's beta at present, but the code is
freely available, and does a pretty good job of what you're talking about.
I seem to recall some Windows dependencies, but it shouldn't be too hard to
generalize them.

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