> I'm looking for salt values from which to generate seeds for random key > generation. To date I've used a TMcC proprietary method that grabs > various pieces of pseudo random data from the system/job and mixes it up > depending on the current lunar phase :). This works fine but a > discussion on another mailing list regarding sources of entropy under > Win98 had me thinking that perhaps someone out there had a more measured > method. xor-ing various parts of a Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) would seem to a measured and sanctioned method as it is guaranteed that this 128 bit value will be globally unique. +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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