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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [random] Bias in boost::random generators?
From: Tiago de Paula Peixoto (tiago_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-24 09:17:14
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Peter Dimov wrote:
> Tiago de Paula Peixoto:
>> In any case, uniform_int<> and uniform_smallint<> are quite broken, if
>> they can't be uniform for such a small range.
> They are (quite broken).
> Unfortunately, Jens Maurer has stopped maintaining Boost.Random, and
> random numbers are tricky enough so noone else with the sufficient
> expertise has taken over.
Well, I'll use tr1::random from now on, but I think there should be at
least a big red warning in the documentation website about this,
specially if no one will address these problems in the near future...
I've been using this library for quite some time, and I had no idea that
it was unmaintained.
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