AW: why does RAND_add() take "randomness" as a "double"?
Dr. Matthias St. Pierre
Matthias.St.Pierre at ncp-e.com
Wed May 22 17:10:12 UTC 2019
I think nobody of us needs to be convinced anymore that making it a 'double' was a bad idea.
But the RAND api is very ancient and changing the argument type would be a breaking change.
That's why we didn't dare to touch it when we overhauled the RNG implementation for 1.1.1,
because we tried very hard not to add unnecessary breaking changes to the ones made in 1.1.0.
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