[m-rev.] for review: Add random.init/3
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Wed May 25 16:28:32 AEST 2016
On Wed, 25 May 2016 15:55:50 +1000, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
> For review by anyone
> Add random.init/3
> random.init/3 makes it easier to seed the random number generator. It will
> calculate a seed based on the current time and, if known, the process ID.
> This is sufficient for simple applications but shouldn't be used for
> security-sensitive applications.
In my opinion, it unnecessarily conflates random with io, time and the
+ % NOTE: This is not suitable for security but is still suitable for some
+ % applications.
The whole module is not suitable for security (nor much else...)
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