[Python-ideas] Should our default random number generator be secure?

Stefan Krah skrah at bytereef.org
Fri Sep 11 13:07:38 CEST 2015

Tim Peters <tim.peters at ...> writes:
> Not saying switching is bad.  Am saying I've seen no compelling
> justification for causing users (& book & course authors & ....) such
> pain.  If this were Python 0.9.1 at issue, sure - but random.py's
> basic API really hasn't changed since then.

Agreed, and just recording my -1 for changing the API.  Also, I'm
noting that in *this* thread most people were at least moderately
against the change.

Stefan Krah

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