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Re: [vox-tech] random number question



thanks jeff!

begin Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> 
> On Wed, 15 May 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 
> > using the same seed will produce the same set of random numbers.
> 
> srand->rand and srandom->random behave this way.
 
i forgot about srandom/random.  the man pages say that rand/srand are
ISO C'isms and random/srandom are BSD'isms.

have you read anything that claims one set is better than the other?

pete
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