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Author christian.heimes
Recipients Colm Buckley, Lukasa, Theodore Tso, alex, christian.heimes, doko, dstufft, larry, lemburg, martin.panter, matejcik, ned.deily, python-dev, rhettinger, skrah, thomas-petazzoni, vstinner, ztane
Date 2016-06-08.09:46:40
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On 2016-06-08 11:39, STINNER Victor wrote:
> STINNER Victor added the comment:
> no-urandom-by-default.diff uses a very weak source of entropy for random.Random :-( I'm fighting against weak sources of entropy since many years...

It is totally fine to init the MT of random.random() from a weak entropy
source. Just keep in mind that a Mersenne Twister is not a CPRNG. There
is simply no reason why you want to init a MT from a CPRNG.
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