[SciPy-dev] random seed in scipy.stats

Hoyt Koepke hoytak@gmail....
Sun Apr 20 19:36:21 CDT 2008

>  I prefer just being able to pass in a RandomState object. It's a
>  subtle encouragement to do the right thing, which is to share a single
>  RandomState object. People who *really* want to just pass in a seed
>  just need to wrap that seed with RandomState(seed). "There should be
>  one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it."

Fair enough.  I'll do that. It works best for my particular application anyway.

>  <shrug> I like it. I think it's the best mix of terseness and comprehensibility.

k, prng it is.

-- Hoyt

Hoyt Koepke
UBC Department of Computer Science

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