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Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:31:43 +0100
From: Samuel Neves <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Cryptographically strong salt is not overkill

On 09/04/2014 06:58 AM, Brandon Enright wrote:
> Even many poor PRNGs are indistinguishable from random when you only
> have the first 128 bits of their output (e.g. Mersenne Twister).

They absolutely are if seeded from a 32-bit integer, as usual. There are only at most 2^32 distinct streams.

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