[fpc-devel] I get duplicate GUIDs under Linux

Thaddy de Koning thaddy at thaddy.co.uk
Mon Jun 2 10:18:22 CEST 2008

>> Why can't FPC automatically call randomize() in the RTL. Put it in
>> some initialization section. That way, at application startup,
>> randomize() is already called and only Random() needs to be used?

Please not! This would hamper all kinds of scientific, statistical and
financial modelling. For all those (and more) it is sometimes necessary to
have a *reproducable* random distribution.
There's more to random than random ;-)

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