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Author vstinner
Recipients Colm Buckley, alex, doko, larry, lemburg, martin.panter, matejcik, ned.deily, python-dev, rhettinger, skrah, thomas-petazzoni, vstinner, ztane
Date 2016-06-07.11:34:34
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Stefan Krah: "I think this is a very good idea. Just a flag for "cryptographically secure" or not."

If you consider it is worth it, please open a new issue.

I dislike the idea of a boolean. The quality of each system RNG has been discussed long enough to be able to say that "cryptographically secure" term depends a lot of your use case, and experts disagree between themself :-) You might even have to consider the version of the Linux kernel to decide if /dev/urandom is good enough or not for you use case. The implementation changed last years.
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