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Section: 29.6.3 [rand.eng] Status: NAD Submitter: Thomas Plum Opened: 2013-12-02 Last modified: 2017-02-03
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With regard to Random number engine class templates 29.6.3 [rand.eng], the Standard can be read in two different ways: when the member function
.seed(result_type s = default_seed)
is invoked, is all associated state (such as carry) reset to the same state that would have been created by the constructor
explicit engine-type(result_type s = default_seed)
or is the exact state unspecified?Implementations differ.
Walter Brown says that Table 117 makes this very clear, and that the answer is "Yes"Suggested resolution: NAD
[2015-05-05 Lenexa: Move to NAD]
Suggested resolution: NAD