Judson Lester wrote:
> So long as we're redefining rand, and srand, can I recommend that they 
> be put into a Random object?  It is occasionally very helpful to have 
> separate random number domains.  Especially when you're trying to abuse 
> a PRNG.

I second that. I've done it for myself using Numerical Recipes 
generators, but those have a license fee. I'd very much like to have 
multiple PRNG streams built in to ruby.