Yes, you're right about that point since the seed in most cases is computed
from system time => increasing probability of having same number @ the same
request time...
you can change the seed with the time() too (not all days are the same).

hope to hear others' opinions too.


"Leif K-Brooks" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> I'm wondering if random numbers in a cronned script would be anywhere
> near random (I know that rand() isn't true random, but I don't want
> every number to be the same...)?  Since the number is seeded from
> time... and cron runs by time...

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