[Python-ideas] Pre-PEP Adding A Secrets Module To The Standard Library

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 10:01:23 CEST 2015

On 22 September 2015 at 04:34, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> I have discovered that there is already a "secrets" module on PyPI:
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/secrets
> (Thanks to Robert Collins who has brought this to my attention.)
> Personally, I don't think we should necessarily rule out re-using the
> name in the standard library. Does anyone have strong feelings either
> way?

The package appears to have no releases, and the home page gave me a
404. I would say it's OK to reuse the name.


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