Adding Fortuna as a new prng

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Sat Aug 21 08:25:39 EDT 2010

>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at> writes:

    Nicolas> On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 05:26:14PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
    >> Anyway, I think the deciding factor here is not so much the theoretical
    >> argument about how this might play out, but the practical argument that
    >> some of the consumers of MIT Kerberos are probably not going to be happy
    >> with a simple public domain dedication, and I think we're in agreement
    >> there.

    Nicolas> I can't speak for Oracle, but that's the sort of thing that makes you
    Nicolas> want pluggable (at least build-time pluggable) interfaces, so that you
    Nicolas> can choose which modules to distribute.

I'd agree with that if there were not one option that worked for a vast
majority of users.
If there is, why the complexity?

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