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

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 14:12:30 CEST 2015

On 15 September 2015 at 13:08, Stefan Krah <skrah at bytereef.org> wrote:
> I want to add that the dichotomy between "security-minded" and
> "non-security-minded" that has been used for rhetoric purposes
> has no basis in reality.
> Several "non-security-minded" devs (of the kind who have *actually*
> contributed a lot of code to CPython) have a pretty good grasp of
> cryptography and just don't like security theater.

Agreed, and every time I ended up looking for words for the two
"sides", I ended up feeling uncomfortable. There are no "sides" here,
just a variety of people with a variety of experiences, who want to
feel assured that their voices are being heard.


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