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SHORT DESCRIPTION

Generate FLOAT Random Numbers from 0.0 to 1.0


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ASSET PROFILE

UNIT NAME
RANDOM
VERSION
10/11/88
REVIEW CODE
AR; C1 1.0 A
INET ADDRESS
rconn @ simtel20.army.mil
AUTHOR
Richard Conn (from Bill Whitaker's original work)
RIGHTS
PUBLIC DOMAIN
COPYRIGHT
Not documented in PAL database
DATE CREATED
09/30/88
DATE RELEASED
09/30/88
DATE LAST UPDATED
10/11/88
LOCATION
ASR
C2MUG
PC-BLUE
AdaNET
ENVIRONMENT
SUN 3/260 with Verdix VADS 5.5i
Zenith Z159-13 (8088/8087) with Meridian AdaStarter 2.1
LIMITATIONS
Not documented in PAL database
CERTIFICATION
Ada System Certifier_1 1.0
Date/Time of Processing: Monday    30 May       1994 06:08:40Pm
Overall Assessment of System: OK
Classification of System: A
Basis of Classification --
Syntax Errors                               PASS
Completeness                                PASS
Independence from External Libraries        PASS
Independence from a Specific Ada Compiler   PASS

Number of ...
Files               3
Library Units       5
Lines             321
Statements         92
Comments          136

FILE LISTING

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languages/ada/asr/components/random:
  File Name                 Size
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  random.zip               5,655


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    1 Files                5,655

ABSTRACT

    Package RANDOM contains the function NUMBER which returns a
pseudo-random number of type FLOAT in the range 0.0 .. 1.0.


REVISION HISTORY

DATE         VERSION	AUTHOR                  HISTORY
09/30/88    09/30/88 Richard Conn            Initial Release
10/11/88    10/11/88 Richard Conn            Modified based on
                                              suggestions from Ron Bell
                                              and his RAN2 package


RELEASE NOTICE

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This software is released to the Ada community.
This software is released to the Public Domain (note:
  software released to the Public Domain is not subject
  to copyright protection).
Restrictions on use or distribution:  NONE


DISCLAIMER

	This software and its documentation are provided "AS IS" and
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as to performance, merchantability, or fitness for a particular
purpose exist.
	The user is advised to test the software thoroughly before
relying on it.  The user must assume the entire risk and liability of
using this software.  In no event shall any person or organization of
people be held responsible for any direct, indirect, consequential or
inconsequential damages or lost profits.