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

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 15:35:00 CEST 2015

On 14 September 2015 at 16:38, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> I like Nick's proposal here:
>     https://code.activestate.com/lists/python-ideas/35842/
> as probably the most solid strategy for implementing that idea -- the
> only projects that would be negatively affected are those that are
> using the seeding functionality of the global random API, which is a
> tiny fraction, and the effect on those projects is that they get
> nudged into using the superior object-oriented API.

I started a new thread breaking that out into more of a proto-PEP
(including your reference to the PHP research - thanks for that!).


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