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Re: DIGEST-MD5 and {nonce,cnonce}

> >Most UNIX implementations implement rand() and friends.  Even Solaris ;)
> Rand(3) provides a sequence of psuedo-random numbers.  The
> amount of entropy in these numbers cannot be greater than
> the seed used to determine the sequence.
> It is not appropriate to use rand(3) to obtain bits of
> entropy.

Why not, if properly seeded?  Must UNIX implementations can give you the
time of day and date down to the millisecond, and that can be used to seed
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