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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients loewis, mark.dickinson, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2012-11-18.17:06:24
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> Apparently my feeling of comfort is different from your own. ;)

Yes:  I tend to favour direct, readable, and portable code over unnecessarily optimized code.  To address the specific points:

> The code is larger.

Very slightly.  It's (IMO) more readable and comprehensible though.

> There is one additional allocation.

Yep.  Is this a problem?

> CPU tacts wasted for uint32->ulong conversion.

random.seed is hardly going to be a bottleneck in most applications.  Again, I don't see that as a problem.

> One additional ValeError/OverflowError.

That's not really additional:  it should really have already been there in the original code.
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