[Numpy-discussion] in place random generation
Sat Mar 10 13:29:42 CST 2007
Mark P. Miller wrote:
> Robert: Just a thought on this topic:
> Would it be possible for the Scipy folks to add a new module based
> solely off your old mtrand code (pre-broadcast)? I have to say that the
> mtrand code from numpy 0.9.8 has some excellent advantages over the core
> python random number generators.
I won't. That effort would be better spent adding appropriate shortcuts to the
current code such that requests for scalars will take a faster path.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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