[MLton] Wrong behaviour of MLton.Random.alphaNumString?
Sun, 28 Dec 2003 15:17:41 -0800
> However, I am (more than) a little suspicious of the hard-coded 6. In
> particular, 62^6 = 56,800,235,584; not 965,660,736. I'm not sure where
> that number came from.
Yuck. I have no idea where the miscomputation came from.
> Regardless, we should really compute the refresh period, rather than
> hard-code it. I believe we should have:
> val m = Int.quot(Word.wordSize, IntInf.log2 (IntInf.fromInt n) + 1)
Looks good. Thanks for the close reading and the fix. Hopefully the
latest checkin is clearer (and correct).