rand() uses (IIRC) the built-in rand() function on
More to the point, stdlib rand() functions
tend to be abysmally poor at generating even remotely
random numbers (for both statistical and cryptographic
definitions of "random"). Math::Random and
Math::TrulyRandom are both good places to look for
randomness in Perl, but coding up your own PRNG isn't
terribly taxing, and a lot of fun.
The hell with paco, vote for Erudil!
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