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From: "RP Henry"
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Subject: Re: Component for random number generator?
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 16:31:03 -0800
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"andy" wrote in message
> "RP Henry" wrote in message
> > "andy" wrote in message
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> > >
> > > Try tundra. We use one of there parts for random number generation and
> > > the statistics nerds reckon its too random.
> > "too random"?????
> Don't ask cause I dont know. Apparenty the statistical nerds get a
> gazzilion sets of data, run test over it and turn out some paper that
> says its too random for the apllication. I think they want to see some
> long term trends. Application is for gaming industry and its better PR
> if someone wins every so often. It goes somehow down that path....
What kind of game would not benefit from a truly-random random number
Maybe there is a desire for a secret backdoor?
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