Sir or Madam -- I would like to report what appears to be an error for the randint function on the following page:
One this page, it claims that the function returns a random integer that is "inclusive" of both of the two arguments. It states: random.randint(*a*, *b*)
Return a random integer *N* such that a <= N <= b. Alias for randrange(a, b+1). I believe that this is not correct. I believe that it should say "a <= N < b"; that is, the returned random integer is inclusive of argument 1, but exclusive of the upper argument 2. I have found other python documentation that agrees with my claim that argument 2 is exclusive here: https://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy-1.15.1/reference/generated/numpy.random.ran... While this error may seem trivial, it has caused quite a lot of grief for my students who are trying to randomise either 0 or 1, and it has taken me some time to realise that your documentation is the source of the flaw.
Thanks for your engagement, Harry Witchel
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