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Re: random doesn't feel very random

From: Leo
Subject: Re: random doesn't feel very random
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2012 07:25:08 +0800
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On 2012-08-26 04:55 +0800, Richard Stallman wrote:
> (random t) calculates a seed based on the current time.
> Unless it is done repeatedly in a very short time, that
> should make a different seed each time.

Every time I compose an email, (random t) is called. So the random
number stream I am getting is disrupted i.e. I am no longer getting an
uniform distribution.


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