On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 10:27 PM Albert Astals Cid <aa...@kde.org> wrote: > > QRandomGenerator is very similar in which you can give it a seed and get > randomness out of it. > > Things that QRandomGenerator doesn't have: > * getBool(); -> should be easy enough to port to bounded(2) == 1 > * randomize(QList) -> We could add namespace function in KRandom > * modulate() -> Couldn't find any user, so no worries if we drop it > > Benefits of deprecation: > * Less manintaince > > Problems of deprecation: > * Moving from KRadomSequence(FIXED_SEED) to QRandomGenerator(FIXED_SEED) > will probably generate a different sequence, so if you need to 100% generate > the same sequence for all your app versions (e.g. for a game or something) > moving may not be "possible" > > Ideas? Comments?
+1 makes sense to me. If an application was relying on the random application sequence, it probably has bigger problems. It can always be hardcoded into the application too. Aleix