[Rd] RNGkind(kind="default", normal.kind="default")

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue, 22 Feb 2000 07:33:17 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Paul Gilbert wrote:

> I'm impressed with all the new options for RNG setting (although, I now
> have to re-work the way I was doing some of this). Would it be possible
> to add  "default" as a legitimate value for kind and normal.kind in
> RNGkind and set.seed? This would be used to set things back to R's
> default settings (which may change from time to time with new versions).

Yes, added that. We do not intend to change the defaults again, but
someone may discover something wrong with what we have.


Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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