[swift-evolution] 'Random' Improvements

Peter Dillinger Peter.Dillinger at synopsys.com
Wed Apr 5 12:00:03 CDT 2017


> https://lists.swift.org/pipermail/swift-evolution/Week-of-Mon-20170227/033482.html
> In general, I’d recommend against providing a default that we know won’t meet everyone’s needs,
> as randomness can have security properties.

The same could be said of Hashable and even String concatenation, and bad randomness isn't even in the OWAP Top 10 (by my reading).

Peter Dillinger, Ph.D.
Software Engineering Manager, Coverity Analysis, Software Integrity Group | Synopsys

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