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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-19 15:09:18

admin_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> Well, that's why one would typically combine as many entropy sources
>> as possible using a hash function (MD5, SHA, even boost::hash if 32
>> bits are enough.) :-)
>> For more demanding uses there's always CryptGenRandom, or
>> RtlGenRandom on XP+. On VC 8.0 there's also rand_s.
> How about Mersenne Twister by math profs at Hiroshima U.:

You have to seed the Mersenne Twister with something, which is what this
portion of the thread is about; a good source of entropy to obtain a seed

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