[Python-ideas] Python's Source of Randomness and the random.py module Redux

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Fri Sep 11 16:23:52 CEST 2015

On Fri, Sep 11, 2015, at 09:36, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Yes, calling `random.choice` is *significantly better* than calling 
> `random.SomethingRandom().choice`. It's better for beginners, it's even 
> better for expert users whose random needs are small, and those whose 
> needs are greater shouldn't be using the later anyway.

Why is it that people who need deterministic/seed based random aren't
considered to be "those whose needs are greater"?

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