This app aims to help you anonymize data in a database used for development.
It is common practice in develpment to use a database that is very similar in
-content to the real data. The problem is that this can lead to have copies of
-sensitive customer data on development machines (and backups etc). This Django
-app helps by giving an easy and customizable way to anonymize data in your
+content to the real data. The problem is that this can lead to having copies of
+sensitive customer data on development machines and other placers (like
+automatic backups). This Django app helps by giving an easy and customizable way
+to anonymize data in your models.
The basic method is go through all the models that you specify, and generate
fake data for all the fields specified. Introspection of the models will produce
an anonymizer that will attempt to provide sensible fake data for each field,
-leaving you to
fill in the gaps.
+leaving you to s.
Please note that the methods provided will not provide full anonymity. Even if
you anonymize the names and other details of your customers, there may well be
The file will contain autogenerated classes that attempt to use appropriate
functions for generating fake data.
-* Edit the generated ``anonymizers.py`` files,
filling out the details, and
+* Edit the generated ``anonymizers.py`` files, , and
adding any filtering. You can override any of the public methods defined in
``anonymizer.base.Anonymizer`` in order to do filtering and other