[Numpy-discussion] 1.5 release schedule proposal

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jul 28 16:27:22 CDT 2010


On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 16:21, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
> Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:58:11 +0800, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> [clip]
>> If you have urgent tickets, please let's hear those as well. My small
>> laundry list is pasted below.
>
> Was something done to the Gaussian random generator?
>
> Is the current algorithm in the trunk the ziggurat one, or the previous
> one? IIRC, the problem was that the ziggurat broke reproducibility of
> random numbers with a given seed.
>
> So, was the ziggurat algorithm pulled out, or is it still there?

No one checked in any ziggurat code into numpy. You may be remembering
the bug report from an EPD user (where we did put in a ziggurat code).

-- 
Robert Kern

"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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