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.


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