nonce: Generate cryptographic nonces.

[ bsd3, cryptography, library ] [ Propose Tags ]

According to the Wikipedia, a nonce is an arbitrary number used only once in a cryptographic communication. This package contain helper functions for generating nonces.

There are many kinds of nonces used in different situations. It's not guaranteed that by using the nonces from this package you won't have any security issues. Please make sure that the nonces generated via this package are usable on your design.

Versions [faq] 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.0.7
Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <5), base64-bytestring (==1.0.*), bytestring (>=0.9), entropy (>=0.3.7 && <0.4.2), text (>=0.9), transformers (>=0.2), unliftio, unliftio-core [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) 2014 Prowdsponsor
Author Felipe Lessa <>
Maintainer Prowdsponsor <>
Category Cryptography
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Source repo head: git clone git://
Uploaded by ErikDeCastroLopo at Sun Mar 11 03:01:22 UTC 2018
Distributions Arch:1.0.7, Debian:1.0.7, FreeBSD:1.0.2, LTSHaskell:1.0.7, NixOS:1.0.7, Stackage:1.0.7
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