[tex-live] [XeTeX] Random number primitives

Apostolos Syropoulos asyropoulos at yahoo.com
Sun Nov 13 14:04:50 CET 2016

> to track the seed). The usefulness of pseudo-random numbers has come up
> a few times recently, and so we'd like to address this. (Expandable
> floating point evaluation is pretty handy as an end user!)

Can you please elaborate on the usefulness of pseudo-random numbers in
a typesetting engine? I think it is a good thing to add features but
those features should be added for some good reason.


Apostolos Syropoulos
Xanthi, Greece

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