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Is it worth adding collision probability of SecureRandom functions in RubyDoc?

Added by kgrz (Kashyap K) over 4 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

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Feedback
Priority:
Normal
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Target version:
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[ruby-core:74767]

Description

Is it feasible and/or even useful to document the probability of
collisions for the various random number generation methods in the
SecureRandom module?

I feel having a note to read about the possibility of collisions
happening for the various key lengths and generator functions might help
a lot of beginners. Although there are many birthday paradox checkers
online, I felt it would be a nice to have on the documentation pages
directly.

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