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A pure maintenance release of the random package for truly (hardware-based) random numbers as provided by random.org is now on CRAN. As requested by CRAN, we made running tests optional. Not running tests is clearly one way of not getting (spurious, networking-related) failures …
Courtesy of CRANberries comes a diffstat report for this release. Current and previous releases are available here as well as on CRAN.
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