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  Re: Feature requests: true rand() and date()  
From: Nicolas Alvarez
Date: 4 Jan 2009 18:32:05
Message: <496146f4@news.povray.org>
Timo Poikola wrote:
> First of all, it will be nice if the RNG is able to generate true random
> numbers.

Computers can't do that.

> I will be also happy if there is date() or time() or localtime() 
> or something mechanism which returns a timestamp.

MegaPOV supports something like this. I really don't see the purpose :)

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