Bruce Schneier's algorithm


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I am looking for further information about # Bruce Schneier's algorithm (described in his book Applied Cryptography by Bruce Schneier).
I only know it´s a 7 pass algorithm which includes 5 pseudorandom passes.
The commercial prodcut Acronis Driver Cleanser uses # Bruce Schneier's algorithm.
I think the method is more secure than DOD 7 pass, because as I remember Peter Gutmann claims that for modern hard drives pseudorandom passes are better than static passes.
Darik, have you thought about adding additional wiping methods for example # Bruce Schneier's algorithm?
Or do you think it´s not necessary?