on 12/18/97at 08:51 AM, the Great and Grand  Wazir Buck Calabro
<mcalabro@commsoft.net> said:

>How random do you need to be?

>I have a pseudo-random number generator that I translated from C to RPG.
>It's range is 2 to the 31st minus one.  Used to use it to choose
>employees for ICC mandated drug testing.   I can email it if you like...

I solved the problem another way in the end.  It is for access codes and
so, as we looked more and more at it, we decided this was a decision we
want someone else to sign-off on.  

I have to admit that I was surprised there is no opcode or keyword for an
rng though...

Thank you for your offer.

Booth Martin     

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