[whatwg] Cryptographically strong random numbers

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Fri Feb 4 20:16:54 PST 2011

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 8:01 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> Most operating systems provide strong sources of randomness that can
>> be used to seed cryptographic PRNGs.  I'd be inclined to recommend
>> that folks use that sort of "truly random" seed.
> That sounds good to me.
>> Given this feedback, we'll probably start off with the Uint8Array version.
> Sounds like a plan.  I'll see about getting this to happen in Gecko too.

Great.  Thanks Boris.


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