[NTG-context] \setupsystem[random]

Christopher Creutzig christopher at creutzig.de
Mon Nov 29 16:41:51 CET 2004


Hans Hagen wrote:

> the problem is that the tex/mp randomizers are based on time and 
> therefore too fragile (too little resolution) on fast machines; so i let 
> texexec set the seed

  So even in the case where the TeX code contains 
\setupsystem[seed=212], texexec does some additional calculations?  (The 
error I got made me think that the number I entered was directly used in 
TeX calculations.)

Christopher



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