[vcf-midatlantic] Random numbers

Dan Roganti ragooman at gmail.com
Sat Apr 8 11:55:02 EDT 2017


On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 11:45 AM, Dan Roganti <ragooman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I bet all numbers look even to you when staying up till the break of dawn
> ;)
> I tried that line of code and still get a wide assortment of even and odd
> numbers
> As the others in this thread explained already, you're not doing anything
> wrong
>
> But one small thing,
> it's a good practice to out the RND(-1) at the beginning of every program
> you want random numbers
> So the RND generator gets seeded again right at the start each time you
> run that program,
> so the pseudo-rnd generator still tries to remain at least pseudo vs.
> being predictable ;)
> Dan
>
>

​Remember,
that step to seed the rnd generator is not perfect either​
​
​, eg. RND(-32768) or whichever value​
​if you use the same seed, guess what,
you get the same random numbers :)

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