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\section{Standard Module \sectcode{whrandom}}

This module implements a Wichmann-Hill pseudo-random number generator.
It defines the following functions:

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Returns the next random floating point number in the range [0.0 ... 1.0).

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Initializes the random number generator from the integers
When the module is first imported, the random number is initialized
using values derived from the current time.