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773. issues with random

Section: [rand.dist.uni] Status: NAD Submitter: P.J. Plauger Opened: 2008-01-14 Last modified: 2016-01-28

Priority: Not Prioritized

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  1. [] uniform_int constructor has changed the default max constructor parameter from 9 (in TR1) to max(). The value is arbitrary at best and shouldn't be lightly changed because it breaks backward compatibility.
  2. [] uniform_int has a parameter param that you can provide on construction or operator(), set, and get. But there is not even a hint of what this might be for.
  3. [rand.dist.uni.real] uniform_real. Same issue as #2.

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NAD. Withdrawn.

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