[Python-ideas] PEP 504: Using the system RNG by default

Cory Benfield cory at lukasa.co.uk
Wed Sep 16 10:29:53 CEST 2015

On 16 September 2015 at 08:43, David Mertz <mertz at gnosis.cx> wrote:
> Hence I affirmatively PREFER a random module that explicitly proclaims that
> it is non-cryptographic.  Someone who figures out enough to use
> random.SystemRandom, or a future crypto.random, or the like is more likely
> to think about why they are doing so, and what doing so does and does NOT
> assure them off.

And what about those that don't? Is our position here "screw 'em, and
also screw their users"?

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