[CentralOH] hashes, and other nonces

Max kedlav at gmail.com
Tue Apr 25 15:41:27 EDT 2017

Secrets is a fantastic addition to the standard library.  If you're curious
as to why there's yet another module covering random number and string
generation and why it is in the standard lib, the PEP covering this module
is fantastic:



On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:52 PM, R P Herrold <herrold at owlriver.com> wrote:

> Thanks for last night's presentation.  Much actionable
> material there
> I see this in my new feed this morning, as to generating
> nonces:
> http://www.evontech.com/what-we-are-saying/entry/python-36-
> adds-new-secrets-module-for-robust-account-and-password-security.html
> Python 3.6, the newest major release of the Python language,
> has added a new module, called secrets, to help generate
> cryptographically strong random numbers for managing secrets,
> like account authentication, tokens and related secrets.
> Python developers are highly likely to prefer secrets  ...
> -- Russ herrold
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