random number including 1 - i.e. [0,1]
mensanator at aol.com
Wed Jun 10 02:27:13 CEST 2009
On Jun 9, 6:12 pm, Robert Kern <robert.k... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2009-06-09 18:05, Mensanator wrote:
> > On Jun 9, 4:33 pm, Esmail<ebo... at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> random.random() will generate a random value in the range [0, 1).
> >> Is there an easy way to generate random values in the range [0, 1]?
> >> I.e., including 1?
> >> I am implementing an algorithm and want to stay as true to the
> >> original design specifications as possible though I suppose the
> >> difference between the two max values might be minimal.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Esmail
> >> ps: I'm confused by the docs for uniform():
> >> random.uniform(a, b)
> >> Return a random floating point number N such that a<= N<= b for a<= b
> > That's wrong. Where did you get it?
Ok, but the 2.6.1 docs say
Return a random floating point number N such that a <= N < b
for a <= b and b <= N < a for b < a.
Is that a new feature of 2.6.2?
> Robert Kern
> "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
> that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
> an underlying truth."
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