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Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> 
> Antoine Pitrou <pitrou@free.fr> added the comment:
> 
>>> Right, but that doesn't contradict what I wrote about adding
>>> env vars to fix a seed and optionally enable using a random
>>> seed, or adding collision counting as extra protection for
>>> cases that are not addressed by the hash seeding, such as
>>> e.g. collisions caused by 3rd types or numbers.
>>
>> ... at least I hope not :-)
> 
> I think the env var part is a good idea (except that -1 as a magic value
> to enable randomization isn't great).

Agreed. Since it's an env var, using "random" would be a better choice.
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