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Re^2: Random sampling a variable record-length file.

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on Dec 27, 2009 at 09:17 UTC ( [id://814494]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Random sampling a variable record-length file.
in thread Random sampling a variable record-length file.

Indeed. Especially bad is the default rand on win32 with just 15-bits and a very poor LCG. I use Math::Random::MT.


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