Re: Re: Re: RandomComplex documentation

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg80256] Re: [mg80185] Re: [mg80124] Re: RandomComplex documentation*From*: Darren Glosemeyer <darreng at wolfram.com>*Date*: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 04:32:21 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200708130832.EAA27489@smc.vnet.net> <200708141109.HAA09737@smc.vnet.net>

Andrzej Kozlowski wrote: > On 13 Aug 2007, at 10:32, Bill Rowe wrote: > > >> On 8/12/07 at 7:24 AM, akoz at mimuw.edu.pl (Andrzej Kozlowski) wrote: >> >> >>> Here is a extract from the documentation for RandomComplex: >>> >>> "RandomComplex[range,n] gives a list of n pseudorandom complex >>> numbers." >>> >>> and now here is an extract from tutorial/RandomNumberGeneration: >>> >>> "RandomComplex[domain,n] gives a list of n pseudorandom reals" >>> >>> ??? >>> >> Given: >> >> In[1]:= RandomComplex[{0, 1}, 5] >> >> Out[1]= {0.031873580468932516 + 0. \[ImaginaryI], >> 0.5275216955764901 + 0. \[ImaginaryI], >> 0.665414621684336 + 0. \[ImaginaryI], >> 0.11248161136844037 + 0. \[ImaginaryI], >> 0.3548022392621708 + 0. \[ImaginaryI]} >> >> In[2]:= $Version >> >> Out[2]= 6.0 for Mac OS X PowerPC (32-bit) (June 19, 2007) >> >> I conclude there is simply an error in the tutorial >> > > Hmm ... you seem to have reached as your "conclusion" what for me was > an "implicit assumption" (too obvious to bother to state). > Let me then restate myself. My real question was: is anyone going to > do anything about it? > And another thing: the question was (is) addressed only to people who > are in a position to do something about it. > Yes, that statement (as well as the statement for RandomComplex[domain, {n1,n2,...}]) in the tutorial will be fixed. Darren Glosemeyer Wolfram Research

**References**:**Re: RandomComplex documentation***From:*Bill Rowe <readnewsciv@sbcglobal.net>

**Re: Re: RandomComplex documentation***From:*Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz@mimuw.edu.pl>