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Author dstufft
Recipients alex, benjamin.peterson, christian.heimes, dstufft, giampaolo.rodola, janssen, josh.r, ncoghlan, neologix, tshepang, vstinner
Date 2014-04-29.06:29:47
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One of the reasons the PEP was done the way it was done was it allowed you to write 2/3 compatible code without version checks. Enhancing that class won't land until 3.5 which is 18+ months away. Further more the os.urandom persistent FD's already exists and is a complete superset of functionality that a random.SystemRandom random would have.

This conversation would have been a lot more useful when the PEP was being discussed on python-dev.
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