2352. Is a default-constructed std::seed_seq intended to produce a predictable .generate()?

Section: 29.6.7.1 [rand.util.seedseq] Status: New Submitter: Thomas Plum Opened: 2013-12-02 Last modified: 2016-02-10

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With respect to class seed_seq 29.6.7.1 [rand.util.seedseq], is a default-constructed std::seed_seq intended to produce a predictable .generate() sequence?

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