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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
(must resist asking what isn't "deterministic" inside most computers if one has enough knowledge of their current state... must.... resist...)
Python never guaranteed an order
Posted Apr 12, 2012 19:13 UTC (Thu) by man_ls (subscriber, #15091)
Posted Apr 13, 2012 11:39 UTC (Fri) by dskoll (subscriber, #1630)
In theory, /dev/random is non-deterministic because it uses sources of entropy whose internal state is (for practical purposes) impossible to know well enough to make any predictions.
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