[Python-ideas] Should our default random number generator be secure?
tim.peters at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 20:31:49 CEST 2015
[random832 at fastmail.us]
> I don't see the issue with Python providing its own implementation. If
> the state of the art changes,
It will. Over & over again. That's why it's called "art" ;-)
> we can have another discussion then.
Also over & over again. If you volunteer to own responsibility for
updating all versions of Python each time it changes (in a crypto
context, an advance in the state of the art implies the prior state
becomes "a bug"), and post a performance bond sufficient to pay
someone else to do it if you vanish, then a major pragmatic objection
would go away ;-)
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