Subject: Re: System clock resolution and random numbers
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/30/1997 23:42:35
On Wed, 30 Apr 1997 23:11:10 -0700 
 "Michael L. VanLoon --" <> wrote:

 > I just read an article where some SGI engineers are using Lava Lamps
 > and color digitizing cameras for near-perfectly-random generators.
 > Who wants to incorporate that into the kernel? :-)

...At this juncture, doing so would probably be a bad idea, since SGI
is attempting to patent the idea.

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