is murphy a random number?
While on the subject of testing backup procedures, I wonder how many people *test* their random-number generator. After all, some joker may (years ago) have replaced the library function they think they are calling with a function which always returns the result 2 (for example). Programs continue to work, and no one may ever have noticed.
No Murphy is not a random number.
There was a time I always tested the random generators we used (for scientific simulation models this is realy crucial).
Just me (Sir to you)
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