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Subject: Re: [boost] [random] Quantization effects in generating floating point values
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-05 15:16:48


On 03/05/2015 12:40 PM, John Maddock wrote:
>> There's nothing wrong with using uniform_01,
>> but the declaration is:
>> template<typename RealType = double>
>> class uniform_01;
>> not
>> template<typename Engine, typename RealType>
>> class uniform_01;
>> which is what you used.
> That's what the docs say, but the "new" form is only dispatched to for
> native floating point types... there was also a discrepancy between what
> intellisense said and what the docs said. But we're digressing..

Perhaps it's time to retire the dispatching
entirely. It's been quite a few years since
I updated it, and the original form was
practically impossible to use correctly
in the first place.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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