[Beowulf] OT: public random numbers?

Leif Nixon nixon at nsc.liu.se
Fri Aug 12 16:46:21 EDT 2011


On 12 August 2011 17:58, David Mathog <mathog at caltech.edu> wrote:

> After posting I thought of one other source of more or less random
> verifiable numbers - the scores of sporting events.  These are not
> always generated every day, and are seasonal for the various sports.
> They are however highly verifiable and when multiple events are grouped,
> pretty much impossible to "fix" to preselected digits.

Have you looked at RFC3797? Not sure if it has any solutions for you, but it
at least discusses the same problems.


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