[cryptography] OneRNG kickstarter project looking for donations

Jason Cooper cryptorandombit at lakedaemon.net
Tue Dec 16 07:51:28 EST 2014


Francisco,

Sorry for resend, used wrong alias for the ML...

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 11:06:01AM +0000, Francisco Guerreiro wrote:
> why is that onerng better than http://www.seeedstudio.com/wiki/FST-01 ?
> 
> why not fund something actually new ?

A good friend of mine often says "Filesystems should *not* be new and
exciting."  I believe the same holds for crypto and random number
generation.  In both cases, the job the code/hw is entrusted with is too
critical for unproven methods.

Of course, there's then the chicken/egg problem of how do the new
methods become the trusted methods 5 to 10 years from now?

thx,

Jason.


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