Re: R-alpha: random seed

Paul Gilbert (pgilbert@bank-banque-canada.ca)
Fri, 26 Jul 1996 09:10:29 -0400


Date: Fri, 26 Jul 1996 09:10:29 -0400
From: pgilbert@bank-banque-canada.ca (Paul Gilbert)
To: ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz
Subject: Re: R-alpha: random seed
Message-Id: <96Jul26.090548edt.29447@mailgate.bank-banque-canada.ca>


My problem was that in trying to do

	old.seeds <- .Random.seed

I got an error because it didn't yet exist. It might be better to set
it on start up rather than waiting for the generator to be used. (Also,
S+ now has a 12 element vector as the seed.)

Paul
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