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Re: [Cryptography] TEXTCOMBINE-REV, A software for combining text files to obtain high-quality pseudo-randomness in practice (replacing an earlier retracted software)



mok-kong shen <mok-kong.shen AT t-online.de> wrote:

> Am 01.09.2017 um 00:11 schrieb Phillip Hallam-Baker:

> What is the application?
>
> Cryptography requires numbers that are unguessable. Numbers that are random
> are not necessarily unguessable
>
> For crypto applications, try to guess, i.e. identify, from the resulting
> sequence the 4 text sources, i.e. title of the books and their starting
> posotions, if these are kept secret from the adversary.

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4086#section-6.1.2
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