[Beowulf] OT: public random numbers?

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Aug 12 08:26:05 PDT 2011


On 08/12/2011 11:21 AM, David Mathog wrote:
> Robert G. Brown wrote:
>
>>   Everybody must be able to obtain it
>>> freely from a web connection.
>>
>>     http://www.random.org/

And from SGI days ... http://www.lavarnd.org/

> Nice site.  They have something that is very close, the pregenerated
> random files, from which a small set of digits may be extracted, and the
> files themselves have MD5 checksums (but are not signed).
> They also support https.  It comes up a little short on criteria 1 (we
> really don't know what is going on behind the scenes) and 6 (it is a
> single site.)




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