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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-06 08:37:53

Matthias Troyer wrote:
> On 5 May 2007, at 06:16, Peter Dimov wrote:
>> * I agree that the time(0) seed is unacceptable. A good source of
>> entropy
>> probably deserves its own library. It's also not easy to make it
>> header-only. One compromise could be for the create function to
>> take an
>> Engine argument, but this takes away the simplicity.
> How about just adding an additional create function that takes an
> engine?

The existing create function is dangerous as it doesn't generate reasonably
unique identifiers. We can't fix that by adding more overloads.

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