random quote

came across this quote :wink:

The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.
—Robert R. Coveyou

:art:

I found an old quote the other day:
"It's better to ask forgiveness than permission."

I disagree with the thread title.

This is a specific rather than random quote.

(Unless you have a list of quotes that are selected at random. In this case please supply the code so we can assess the randomness.)

Weedpharma. :wink:

This is a specific rather than random quote.

you know how it goes with random - Dilbert Comic Strip on 2001-10-25 | Dilbert by Scott Adams

With true randomness it is possible to have repeating numbers hence betting on heads repeatedly may be expensive.

Weedpharma

  int rand = 5; //Guaranteed to be random; chosen by fair dice roll