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hsfrey
"Because you're confused and cranky :)"
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Well, yes, that's quite true - on both counts.
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"The purpose of libraries and CPAN is to be re-used, not provide you with cut/paste implementations of algorithms on demand"
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Some of us are not happy with black boxes, and like to know what our programs are doing.
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"You can find the formula in the wikipedia://Lévy distribution"
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Yes, I know that. I DID say that I wanted something like "gsl_ran_levy", which gives random variates drawn from a Levy distribution, and that's quite a different thing than a formula giving the probability distribution, which is what you referred me to.
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