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[whatwg] Cryptographically strong random numbers

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 20:16:54 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTincoJd+YM5bgvjyejj16bupXMN9jxxTcNvAohht@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 8:01 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> Most operating systems provide strong sources of randomness that can
>> be used to seed cryptographic PRNGs. ?I'd be inclined to recommend
>> that folks use that sort of "truly random" seed.
>
> That sounds good to me.
>
>> Given this feedback, we'll probably start off with the Uint8Array version.
>
> Sounds like a plan. ?I'll see about getting this to happen in Gecko too.

Great.  Thanks Boris.

Adam
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