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

Charles Harris charles.harris at sdl.usu.edu
Tue Sep 27 21:25:31 CDT 2005


Robert Kern wrote:

> times as you like with different states (another benefit of the
> /dev/urandom seeding over seeding with the time; there's no real chance

I like /dev/urandom, but is it portable? What is the windows equivalent?
I've been wondering, as I run linux and /dev/urandom is always handy.

I also think some provision for setting a simple seed, perhaps just a long,
is useful for testing when it is nice to have a repeatable sequences.

Chuck

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