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27 Feb 2024 19:19:42 EST (-0500)
  Re: Feature requests: true rand() and date()  
From: Warp
Date: 4 Jan 2009 18:58:41
Message: <49614d31@news.povray.org>
Nicolas Alvarez <nic### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> 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.

  Actually that's not entirely true. For example see:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki//dev/random

  Of course this is extremely system-dependent (and /dev/random might not
be the fastest possible way of generating random numbers).

-- 
                                                          - Warp


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