Re: Some questions about random/1 and frandom/1

From: Kish Shen <>
Date: Mon 06 Oct 2003 11:18:11 AM GMT
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Dear Josh,

>The documentation for frandom/1 mentions that it is based on the Park-Miller
>generator. Is random/1 (the integer version) based on the same generator?

random/1 calls whatever is implemented by the C library function random (as
stated in the documentation). So we don't specify what the generator is
(and indeed it could vary from platform to platform, depending on how the
function is implemented).


Received on Mon Oct 06 12:20:54 2003

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