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On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 7:02 PM, Harley Laue <> wrote:
> [1] > math.randomseed(os.time()+assert(tonumber(tostring({}):sub(7))))

NB: that sub(7) is not portable — tostring({}) output differs between
Lua implementations. Use gsub() to filter out numerics instead. (And
even then it is a brittle hack, relying on unspecified behaviour.)