[SciPy-dev] Re: [Numpy-discussion] Release of scipy core betawillhappen next week.

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Tue Sep 27 19:53:03 CDT 2005


Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:

>> I do have one question on this point, though: Should this default
>> generator be initialized with the same state (like scipy.lib.rng) or be
>> initialized via /dev/urandom or time (like scipy.lib.ranlib and
>> random.py)? I have 4992 hex digits of pi that are begging to be used.
>>
> I think it should be initialized via /dev/urandom or time.
> 
> Thanks for your help.   Should I delay release of the beta until you get
> your code contributed?
> 
> I'm ready to go with most else.

Yes, I think that would be good. It will go in tonight.

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Robert Kern
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