Author tim.peters
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Date 2015-09-08.17:20:54
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Guido, you're clearly talking with someone who knows too much ;-)  If we're using the Twister for _anything_ related to crypto-level randomness, then I'd appalled - it was utterly unsuitable for any such purpose from day 1.  But as a general-purpose generator for non-crypto uses, it remains an excellent choice, and still a nearly de facto standard for "almost all" such purposes.  There are general-purpose generators I like better now, but won't push in that direction until the Twister's "nearly de facto standard" status fades.  Better to be a follower than a leader in this area.
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