On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Ahmed Fasih <

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> I really like the random variable objects in scipy.stats, e.g.,

> scipy.stats.norm, which let me store the parameters of a distribution and

> sample from it. I see that, to get repeatable results, scipy.stats

> documentation suggests setting the default global Numpy random seed via

> numpy.random.seed. The rest of my application uses individual random streams

> generated from numpy.random.RandomState, since I may have multiple streams.

> Is there any way to get my scipy.stats random variable objects to use a

> user-supplied RandomState object instead of the default numpy stream? If

> not, would this qualify as a (minor) bug?

Not quite a bug. It is a long-sought missing feature.

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Robert Kern

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