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From: Bjorn Karlsson (bjorn.karlsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-16 23:59:00

> Is Boost.Random too domain-specific to consider it?
> (Note: It's my submission, so I'm biased.)

No, not at all. Random numbers are used in a wide variety of domains.
> Are people actually using it? Are they interesting in getting
> it standardized?

Yes on both accounts!

> There's "rand" in the C library, and I believe Boost.Random
> defines a nice C++-style framework for random numbers, without
> required global data (bad for threading, at least).

> Jens Maurer

I very much agree. I think that Boost.Random is an excellent candidate for
Bjorn Karlsson

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