[metapost] Re: a "randomseed" workaround
karl at freefriends.org
Mon Mar 7 16:03:25 CET 2005
Except that time is in minutes, whence misbehavior of randomseed.
Another item for Taco, I guess -- seems like that should be easily
changeable. All current os's supply time in seconds at least, not to
mention milliseconds or microseconds.
"scantokens" is a strange syntax for a type conversion.
Ah, now I understand what you're getting at. Thanks.
I added a tiny bit about it.
scantokens does not appear in the reference part of the manual at all
(the tables at the end). I'm not sure where it belongs, and I couldn't
find it in the syntax parts of the MFbook either. (And input and other
similar commands are missing too -- I must be confused.) A
"function-like macro", maybe?
If you were to maintain a current ".pdf" beta version of the
Ok, fair enough. I checked in the pdf.
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