[Python-ideas] PEP 504: Using the system RNG by default
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Sep 16 03:30:21 CEST 2015
Sorry for the self-followup; premature send.
Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
> In fact "secure" randomness is *higher*-quality for any purpose,
> including science.
It does need to be acknowedged that scientists need replicability for
unscientific reasons: (1) some "scientists" lie (cf. the STAP cell
controversy), and (2) as a regression test for their simulation
software. But an exact replication of an "honest" simulation is
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