m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Tue Nov 11 15:27:27 CST 2008
You can find a library for random.org here: <http://economy-x-talk.com/developers.html
I have never seen any specific documention on the algorithm behind
Rev's built-in random function. I suspect it is a standard C++ function.
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On 11 nov 2008, at 22:16, Jacques Hausser wrote:
> Does somebody know which algorithm is hidden behind the random
> function ? Native random number generators have usually a poor
> reputation, and I need trustable random numbers. I have translated
> the Mersenne twister algorithm which works OK, but slowly (47
> milliseconds for 1000 numbers against five for the random function).
> If the native function is a good one, I'll keep it...
> Thanks for any hint
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